What a Tailor Can Do! (Lo que puede un sastre!)

Lo que puede un Sastre! (What a tailor can do!); Plate 52 from the series "Los Caprichos"

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 087, III, 1; Delteil 089; GW: 0555

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.8 x 15.1 cm (8 9/16 x 5 15/16 in.) Sheet: 31.6 x 22.1 cm (12 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.555

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint, and burin; first edition

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

GW: 0555. Completed plate, before bevel, first edition, published 1799 (H. III, 1).

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: No watermark

Provenance

Philip Hofer,Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); Eleanor A. Sayre, Cambridge, MA; gift to MFA Dec. 11, 1974

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor A. Sayre