Que viene el Coco. (The bogeyman is coming); Plate 3 from the series "Los Caprichos"

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 036, III; Delteil 038

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.9 x 15.4 cm (8 5/8 x 6 1/16 in.) Sheet: 30.5 x 20.0 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M25667

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, completed plate, first edition

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Completed plate, with correction of “biene” to “viene”, before bevel, first edition, published 1799 (H. III, 1).
(With scratch on girl’s left elbow.)

Provenance

Francis Bullard ? (1862-1913), Boston; Katherine Eliot Bullard (1866-1920), Boston; gift December 1914

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Katherine Eliot Bullard