Tan barbara le seguridad como el delito. (The custody is as barbarous as the crime)

The Little Prisoner (leaning on his chain)

about 1810–14
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 026, III, 1; Delteil 031

Dimensions

Platemark: 11 x 8.5 cm (4 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.) Sheet: 27.2 x 18.5 cm (10 11/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.244

Medium or Technique

Etching; posthumous impression

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Posthumous impression, with letters and bevel, published in the “Gazette des Beaux-Arts”, Paris, 1867, vol. 32, p. 196 (H. 26, III, 1).

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955), Boston, bequest to MFA, Boston, stamp (not in L.) brown, verso

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen