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Plate 16 from 'Los Caprichos':For heaven's sake: and it was her mother (Dios la Perdone: Y era su madre)

Series/Portfolio:
Los Caprichos
Artist:
Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)
Date:
1797–98
Medium:
Etching, aquatint, and drypoint
Dimensions:
Plate: 7 7/8 × 5 7/8 in. (20 × 15 cm) Sheet: 10 1/2 × 7 13/16 in. (26.6 × 19.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1952
Accession Number:
52.598
Not on view
Inscription: Proof before number and letters

Marking: Mariano Ballester (Lugt 1860b), drystamp, lower left
Mariano Ballester (second half 19th century); Vendor: Philip Hofer (American, Cincinnati, Ohio 1898–1984 Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Blas, Matilla & Medrano 1999, no. 16; Harris 51.I.2, working proof with aquatint, but before letters and number
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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