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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 39, Asta su Abuelo (And so was his grandfather), 1799
Etching and aquatint on paper
7 13/16 x 5 3/8 in. (19.84 x 13.65 cm)

Creation Place: Europe, Spanish
Technique: Etching and aquatint
Credit Line: Gift of Norton Simon
Accession Number: P74.45

1st edition, Plate 39

Nancy Eickel, The Sleep of Reason: Reality and Fantasy in the Print Series of Goya (Washington D.C.: The Trust for Museum Exhibitions, 1992), 32 (illustrated/color) cat. no. 39.
David W. Steadman, The Graphic Art of Francisco Goya (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1975), 42 (illustrated/ bw) fig. 54.

Related Objects
Los Caprichos Plate 39: P74.45 (1st edition), P00.360 (2nd or 3rd edition) and P74.28 (3rd edition) make a nice set. They are different enough for a nice comparison. (Armin Kunz, C.G. Boerner, Feb 28 - March 3, 2022)

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  • Image Dimensions: 7 13/16 x 5 3/8 in. (19.84 x 13.65 cm)

Bibliography List
This object has the following bibliographic references:
  • The Sleep of Reason. The Sleep of Reason The Trust for Museum Exhibitions. Washington D.C., 1992
    Page Number: 32, Figure Number: cat. no. 39
  • The Graphic Art of Francisco Goya. The Graphic Art of Francisco Goya Galleries of the Claremont Colleges. Claremont, CA, 1975
    Page Number: 42, Figure Number: 54

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