Dios la Perdone: Y era su madre. (For heaven's sake, and it was her mother); Plate 16 from the series "Los Caprichos"

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 051, III, 1; Delteil 053

Dimensions

Platemark: 20 x 15 cm (7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.) Sheet: 32 x 21.8 cm (12 5/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1768

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, first edition

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

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