Los Chinchillas (The Chinchillas). Plate 50 of "Los Caprichos"

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 085, falsified proof; Delteil 087

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.2 x 14.5 cm (7 15/16 x 5 11/16 in.): Sheet: 31.5 x 24.2 cm (12 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2002.505

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and burin (Falsified proof)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Falsified proof on 18th c. paper with number and letters not inked. The paper seems to be 18th c. Spanish but not characteristic of any of the Caprichos papers..

Provenance

Marques de Casa Torres?; Eleanor A. Sayre, Cambridge, MA (1916-2001); her bequest to MFA October 23, 2002

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre