Exhibitions/ Art Object

Plate 56 from 'Los Caprichos': To rise and to fall (Subir y bajar.)

Series/Portfolio:
Los Caprichos
Artist:
Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)
Date:
1799
Medium:
etching and burnished aquatint
Dimensions:
Plate: 8 7/16 x 5 7/8 in. (21.4 x 14.9 cm) Sheet: 11 5/8 × 8 5/16 in. (29.5 × 21.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of M. Knoedler & Co., 1918
Accession Number:
18.64(56)
Not on view
To Rise and to Fall

Inscription: Lettered on plate with number '56' and title 'Subir y bajar.'

Marking: Paul J. Sachs 1878-1965 (Lugt 413), printed in brown ink, verso
Paul J. Sachs; Donor: Knoedler and Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine," September 13, 2011–March 4, 2012.

Blas, Matilla & Medrano 1999, no. 56; Harris 91.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.

Nadine Orenstein, Constance C. McPhee Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine Exh. cat.: September 13, 2011 - March 4, 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2011, cat. no. 111, pp. 142-143, ill.



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