Hasta la muerte. (Until Death); Caprichos 55

Until Death (Hasta la muerte) Caprichos 55

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 090, III, 1; Delteil 092; Gassier & Wilson 561

Dimensions

Platemark: 22 x 15.4 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/16 in.) Sheet: 30.3 x 19.7 cm (11 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1784

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and drypoint; first edition, with ms. annotations by a contemporary in brown ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

GW: 0561. Completed plate, before bevel, first edition, published 1799 (H. III, 1).

Inscription

Engraved, u.r.: 55; b.c. Hasta la muerte.
Added inscription in brown ink, on petticoat of old woman: Luisita / la R....

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