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Los Caprichos, 1st edition, plate 14, Que sacrificio! (What a sacrifice!)

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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 14, Que sacrificio! (What a sacrifice!), 1799
Etching and aquatint on paper
6 7/8 x 4 11/16 in. (17.46 x 11.91 cm)

Creation Place: Europe, Spanish
Technique: Etching and aquatint
Credit Line: Gift of Norton Simon
Accession Number: P74.35

1st edition, Plate 14

Plate: 7 13/16 x 5 7/8.

Joanne Julian, Francisco Goya's Los Caprichos (Santa Clarita: College of the Canyons Art Gallery, 2005), 11 (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), 19 (illustrated/color) cat. no. 14.
David W. Steadman, The Graphic Art of Francisco Goya (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1975), 32 (illustrated/ bw) fig. 38.

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