Men in Sacks (Los Ensacados); from the "Disparates" series, plate 8
Aristocrats in Sacks
Drawn and etched 1815–17; printed about 1863–64
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 255, II, 2; Delteil 0209
Platemark: 24.5 x 35.5 cm (9 5/8 x 14 in.) Sheet: 34.3 x 48.3 cm (13 1/2 x 19 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching and burnished aquatint; posthumous trial proof
Not On View
Brown ink, light plate tone, bevel.
Posthumous trial proof for the Academia de San Fernando, about 1863-1864 (H. II, 2).
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).
Katherine Eliot Bullard (1866-1920), Boston; gift December 1914
Gift of Miss Katherine Eliot Bullard