A caza de dientes. (Out hunting for teeth); Caprichos 12

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 047, III, 1; Delteil 049; Gassier & Wilson 474

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.9 x 15.3 cm (8 5/8 x 6 in.) Sheet: 32 x 21.8 cm (12 5/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1765

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, on laid paper, first edition

Out on Loan

On display at Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, October 7, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

Inscription

Engraved in plate, u.r.: 12; b.c.: A caza de dientes

Markings

Verso: stamp in brown ink of MFA, Boston (Lugt 282) with ledger number in graphite

Provenance

By 1913, Francis Bullard (b. 1862 – d. 1913), Boston; 1913, by inheritance to his sister, Katherine Eliot Bullard (b. 1866 – d. 1920), Boston; 1914, gift of Katherine Eliot Bullard to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 23, 2018)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Katherine Eliot Bullard