A caza de dientes. (Out hunting for teeth); Caprichos 12

Drawn and etched 1797–98, published 1799
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 047, III, 1; Delteil 049; Gassier & Wilson 474

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.9 x 15.3 cm (8 5/8 x 6 in.) Sheet: 32 x 21.8 cm (12 5/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1765

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, on laid paper, first edition

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Completed plate, before bevel, first edition, published 1799 (H. III, 1).

Inscription

Engraved in plate, u.r.: 12; b.c.: A caza de dientes

Markings

Verso: stamp in brown ink of MFA, Boston (Lugt 282) with ledger number in graphite

Provenance

By 1913, Francis Bullard (b. 1862 – d. 1913), Boston; 1913, by inheritance to his sister, Katherine Eliot Bullard (b. 1866 – d. 1920), Boston; 1914, gift of Katherine Eliot Bullard to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 23, 2018)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Katherine Eliot Bullard