(Fuendetodos, Spain, March 30, 1746 - April 16, 1828, Bordeaux, France)
Los Caprichos, 1st edition, plate 39, Asta su Abuelo (And so was his grandfather),
Etching and aquatint on paper
7 13/16 x 5 3/8 in. (19.84 x 13.65 cm)
Etching and aquatint
Gift of Norton Simon
1st edition, Plate 39
Plate: 8 1/8 x 5 7/8.
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.
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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