Bellos Consejos. (Fine advice); Plate 15 from the series "Los Caprichos"

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 050, III, 1; Delteil 052; Gassier & Wilson 481

Dimensions

Platemark: 22 x 15.4 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/16 in.) Sheet: 30.2 x 19.9 cm (11 7/8 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1767

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and burin, on laid pape ; 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, u.r.: 15; b.c.: Bellos consejos.

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