El de la royona. (Nanny's Boy); Caprichos 4

El de la rollona (Caprichos 4)

1797–98
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 039, I, 2; Delteil 041: G & W 457

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.9 x 15.7 cm (8 1/4 x 6 3/16 in.) Sheet: 28.3 x 20.3 cm (11 1/8 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.708

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof before letters and number; with ms. title outside pm. in black chalk: “el de la rollona” (H. 39, I, 2)

Inscription

B.c. in black chalk: "el de la rollona"
Later inscriptions and stamps: u.l. corner in graphite: Pl. 4; On verso, graphite: Del 41, I;
On the mat, a transcription from earlier mat: "This proof from Los Rios coll 1930"

Signed

unsigned

Markings

Verso: MFA stamp (Lugt 282) with acc. no. 1973.708 in graphite

Provenance

Ricardo del los Rios, Paris, Madrid (1846-1929).1930 Philip Hofer, NY; Philip Hofer (b. 1898–d. 1984) and his wife, Frances L. Hofer (b. 1908–d. 1978) Cambridge, MA ; sold by Mr. and Mrs. Hofer through R. M. Light, Boston, June 12, 1974 (original vote June 13, 1973)

Credit Line

Gift of Ruth P. Cunningham