Tantalo. (Tantalus); Plate 9 from the series "Los Caprichos"

printed 1798; published 1799
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 044, III, 1; Delteil 046

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.5 x 15 cm (8 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.) Sheet: 31 x 22.2 cm (12 3/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.498

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, first edition impression

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

fine grain of aquatint, in two tones, fine and medium

Inscription

Engraved, u.r.: 9; b.c. Tantalo

Provenance

Philip Hofer (b. 1898 - d. 1984), Cambridge, MA. Weyhe Gallery, New York. Eleanor A. Sayre (b. 1916 - d. 2001), Cambridge, MA; 2002, bequest of Eleanore Sayre to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 23, 2002)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre