Los Chinchillas. (The Chinchillas); Plate 50 from the series "Los Caprichos"

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 085, III, 1; Delteil 087

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.7 x 15.1 cm (8 1/8 x 5 15/16 in.) Sheet: 30.3 x 19.6 cm (11 15/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1782

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and burin; first edition

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

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