Commentary on Goya's Caprichos

mid-19th century
Unknown, 19th century, Based on Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Each folio of 2 joined sheets: 30.5 x 42 cm (12 x 16 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Manuscript in brown ink: 6 pages on four sheets joined to form two folios. Formerly bound into set of Caprichos (bound in green) owned by Edward Arnold. There are twenty -three additions to the Prado ms, which appear in parentheses at the end of the explanation

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These manuscript explanations are derived from the Prado manuscipt


Moncure Biddle; Edward Arnold's set of Caprichos; Parke-Bernet; Eleanor A. Sayre, Cambridge, MA; bequest to MFA

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Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre