Men in Sacks (Los Ensacados); from the "Disparates" series, plate 8

Aristocrats in Sacks

Drawn and etched about 1815–17; printed about 1848–54
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 255, II, 1; Delteil 0209

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.2 x 35.2 cm (9 1/2 x 13 7/8 in.) Sheet: 26.5 x 38.3 cm (10 7/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.402

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint; posthumous impression

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Posthumous impression, printed about 1848-1854 (H. II, 1 as “Trial Proof”).

The preferred series title “Disparates” (Follies) is derived from manuscript titles containing the word “Disparate” on fourteen of the working proofs, of which this is one. Beruete and others invented titles containing “Disparate” for the rest, except “Modo de volar” (no. 13).

Provenance

H.M. Petiet, Paris; purchased March 1965

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund