El de la royona (Nanny's boy); Plate 4 bound into "Los Caprichos"
El de la rollona
Drawn and etched 1797–98, published 1799
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 039, II, 1; Delteil 041
Platemark: 20.9 x 15.7 cm (8 1/4 x 6 3/16 in.) Sheet: 30 x 20 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching and burnished aquatint, pre-publication impression, proof before corrections in title (before royona changed to rollona)
Not On View
Proof with letters and number but before corrections (before “royona” changed to “rollona”).
From a bound pre-publication set of so-called trial proofs (H. II);
Bound in brown sprinkled (mottled) calf with gold letters and decoration. On spine in gold on black: CAPRICH / DE/ GOYA; 31.0 x 21.3; in red slipcase, 31.8 x 22.8 cm
William P. Babcock (1826-1899, born in Boston, lived in Paris, Lugt 207); acquired by bequest to the MFA, 12 June 1900.
Bequest of William Perkins Babcock