Las rinde el sueño. (Sleep overcomes them); Caprichos 34

1797–98
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 069, I, 2; Delteil 071: Gassier & Wilson 519

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.9 x 15.4 cm (8 5/8 x 6 1/16 in.) Sheet: 26.3 x 20 cm (10 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.714

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, on laid paper, working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before letters and number (H. 69, I, 2).

Signed

unisgned

Markings

L.l. margin: collector's stamp of M. Ballester (Lugt 1860b); on verso: MFA stamp (Lugt 282) with accession number in graphite: 1973.714

Provenance

Joaquín Ballester y Ballester (b. 1740–d. 1808), Valencia; by descent within the family to Mariano Ballester, Spain (1916-1981); after 1946 Ballester collection dispersed in Paris. P. Prouté, Paris; ? April 1952 - March 1963 to 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)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Bruder Hartmann and an anonymous donor and by exchange from a gift of Miss Ellen T. Bullard