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The Graphic Art of Francisco Goya

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Francisco de Goya (aka Francisco de Goya y Lucientes)

(Fuendetodos, Spain, March 30, 1746 - April 16, 1828, Bordeaux, France)

Los Caprichos, 1st edition, plate 52, Lo que puede un Sastre! (What a tailor can do!), 1799
Etching and aquatint on paper
8 7/16 in. x 5 7/8 in. (21.5 cm. x 15 cm.)

Creation Place: Europe, Spanish
Technique: Etching and aquatint
Credit Line: Gift of Norton Simon
Accession Number: P74.164

Plate 52, 1799

Joanne Julian, Francisco Goya's Los Caprichos (Santa Clarita: College of the Canyons Art Gallery, 2005), 16 (illustrated/color).
Nancy Eickel, The Sleep of Reason: Reality and Fantasy in the Print Series of Goya (Washington D.C.: The Trust for Museum Exhibitions, 1992), 38 (illustrated/color) cat. no. 52.
David W. Steadman, The Graphic Art of Francisco Goya (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1975), 60 (illustrated/ bw) fig. 83.

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