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Plate 23 from 'Los Caprichos': These specks of dust (Aquellos polbos.)

Series/Portfolio:
Los Caprichos
Artist:
Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)
Date:
1799
Medium:
Etching, aquatint, drypoint and burin
Dimensions:
Plate: 8 7/16 × 5 13/16 in. (21.5 × 14.8 cm) Sheet: 11 9/16 x 8 1/4 in. (29.4 x 21 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of M. Knoedler & Co., 1918
Accession Number:
18.64(23)
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered on plate with number '23' and title 'Aquellos polbos.'

Marking: Paul J. Sachs 1878-1965 (Lugt 413), printed in brown ink, verso
Paul J. Sachs; Knoedler and Co.; Donor: Knoedler and Co.
Blas, Matilla & Medrano 1999, no. 23; Harris 58.III.1 (first edition, published 1799)
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.

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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