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Plate 1 from 'Los Caprichos': Self-portrait of Goya (Franco. Goya e Lucientes, Pintor)

Series/Portfolio:
Los Caprichos
Artist:
Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)
Sitter:
Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)
Date:
1799
Medium:
Etching, aquatint, drypoint, and burin
Dimensions:
Plate: 8 9/16 × 5 7/8 in. (21.7 × 15 cm) Sheet: 12 5/16 × 8 3/16 in. (31.2 × 20.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond, 1950
Accession Number:
50.558.33
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered on plate with number '1' and title 'Franco. Goya e Lucientes, Pintor'

Marking: Annotated verso, in graphite:
'Coll. John Singer Sargent'
Violet Sargent Ormond; John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London); Donor: Violet Sargent Ormond
Blas, Matilla & Medrano 1999, no.1;
Harris 36.II.2 (possibly a pre-edition proof although there are no distinguishing characteristics)
Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré (XIXe et XXe siècles). vol. 15, Paris, 1922.

Tomás Harris Goya: Engravings and Lithographs Vol. I: Text and Illustrations; Vol.II: Catalogue Raisonné. Oxford, 1964.

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.

Javier Blas, José Manuel Matilla, José Miguel Medrano El libro de los Caprichos. Francisco de Goya: Dos siglos de interpretaciones (1799-1999). Catálogo de los dibujos, pruebas de estado, láminas de cobre y estampas de la primera edición. Madrid, 1999.



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