What a Tailor Can Do! (Lo que puede un sastre!) Caprichos 52
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 087, I, 2; Delteil 089: Gassier & Wilson 555
Platemark: 21.8 x 15.1 cm (8 9/16 x 5 15/16 in.) Sheet: 31.9 x 22.3 cm (12 9/16 x 8 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, aquatint with burnishing, drypoint, and additions in black chalk (working proof)
Not On View
Working proof, before letters and number and before additional etching, touched with chalk (H. 87, I, 2).
Upper right in brown ink: p 52 and 2 (within platemark).
Later marks and inscriptions in various hands: U.l. in graphite: 52; l..r. in graphite: L.D 89, I (undescribed) De que feut un tailleur; Lr.: C 19767 [Colnaghi stock no.] [ and in another hand: D. 89, I [or] d
Colnaghi, London; 1930 ? Philip Hofer (b. 1898–d. 1984) and his wife, Frances L. Hofer (b. 1908–d. 1978), Cambridge, MA; 1974, sold by Mr. and Mrs. Hofer, through R. M. Light (dealer), Boston, to the MFA. (original vote June 13, 1973)
Gift of William A. Coolidge