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Masquerading Asses

Series/Portfolio:
Madrid Album B, page 93; Madrazo Album I, no. 17
Artist:
Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)
Date:
1796–97
Medium:
Brush with gray and black wash (indian ink), touched with pen and irongall ink on laid Netherlandish paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. (23.5 x 14.61cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.103.17
Not on view
The oil vendor recognizes them...

Conocélos el aceitero...

Inscription: Inscribed with pen and irongall ink, above and below the image: "Conocélos el aceitero y dice Ola? y empieza / a palos con las mascaras / / ellos huyendo, claman la injusticia del poco respeto / a su representacion." (The oil vendor recognizes them and cries "Hey!" and begins to beat the masqueraders; fleeing, they protest the injustice of such disrespect for their performance); brush and gray wah, upper right: 93; pen and ink, upper right: 17
Javier Goya y Bayeu (Spanish)(1828); Mariano Goya y Goicoechea (Spanish)(1854); Federico de Madrazo y Küntz (Spanish, Rome 1815–1894 Madrid)(ca. 1855-60); Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (Venice, 1894–1935)(1894)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "Goya and the Spirit of Enlightenment," January 18, 1989–March 26, 1989.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Goya and the Spirit of Enlightenment," May 9, 1989–July 16, 1989.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Goya in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 12, 1995–December 31, 1995.

Alte Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. "Goya: Prophet der Moderne," July 13, 2005–October 3, 2005.

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. "Goya: Prophet der Moderne," October 18, 2005–January 8, 2006.

Gassier/Wilson 449; Gassier B93 [94]; Mayor 21
An Exhibition of the Work of Goya Exh. cat., Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale. Paris, 1935, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, Goya Exhibition, 1935, also Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1936.

Francisco Goya : his paintings, drawings and prints. Exh. cat.: MMA January 27 - March 8. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1936, Metropolitan Museum of Art, An Exhibition of the Work of Goya, 1936, also Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 1935.

Harry B. Wehle "An Album of Goya's Drawings" in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. vol. 31, New York, February 1936, (incl. bibliography), pp. 23-28.

Harry B. Wehle "Fifty Drawings by Francisco Goya." MMA Papers no. 7. New York, 1938.

Goya: Drawings and Prints. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1955, Metropolitan Museum of Art catalogue supplement, no. 205., fig. no. no. 205.

Pierre Gassier, Juliet Wilson Bareau Goya His Life and Work. London, 1971, (ill. and Listed) ; p. 162 (mentioned)., fig. no. fig. 449, part II, p. 176.

Pierre Gassier Francisco Goya Drawings, The Complete Albums. New York, 1973, ill. plate B. 93, p. 121, fig. no. no. 94, p. 136.

A. Hyatt Mayor Goya: 67 Drawings. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1974, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1974, no. 21, repr., fig. no. no. 21.

Alfonso E. Pérez Sánchez, Eleanor Sayre Goya y espíritu de la ilustración. Spanish edition of exhibition catalogue: Madrid-Boston-New York, 1988. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Spanish. Spain, 1988, Spanish edition of exhibition catalogue: 1988 Madrid-Boston-New York (Drawing not exhibited in Madrid; see Exhibition card) pp. 204-205, no. 37, repr. (recto on p. 205)., fig. no. no. 37, pp. 204-205.

Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein Goya in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., September 12 - December 31. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1995.

Juliet Wilson Bareau, Tom Lubbock Goya: Drawings From His Private Albums. Exh. cat., Hayward Gallery, London, February 22-May 13, 2001. London, 2001, cat. no. 37, p. 179, ill.

Prof. Dr. Peter-Klaus Schuster, Wilfried Seipel, Manuela Mena Marqués Goya: Prophet der Moderne. Exh. cat., Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin and Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Kohln, 2005, (entry by Gudrun Mühle-Maurer), cat. no. 52, p. 170, ill.



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