(Fuendetodos, Spain, March 30, 1746 - April 16, 1828, Bordeaux, France)
Los Caprichos, 1st edition, plate 43, El sueño de la razon produce monstruos (The sleep of reason produces monsters),
Etching and aquatint on paper
7 x 4 3/4 in. (17.78 x 12.07 cm)
Etching and aquatint
Gift of Norton Simon
Plate 43, 1st edition
Plate: 8 5/16 x 5 7/8.
Joanne Julian, Francisco Goya's Los Caprichos (Santa Clarita: College of the Canyons Art Gallery, 2005), 4 (illustrated/color). Trevor Smith, Francisco Goya, Buster Keaton, William Kentridge (Vancouver: The Vancouver Art Gallery, 2004), 9 (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), 34 (illustrated/color) cat. no. 43. David W. Steadman, The Graphic Art of Francisco Goya (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1975), 31 (illustrated/ bw) fig. 37.
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