Late Caprichos of Goya: Fragments from a Series

1824–28, printed and published 1971
Illustrated by Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828), Author of text Eleanor A. Sayre (American, 1916–2001), Publisher Walker and Company (American, 20th century), Printer Emiliano Sorini, Pratt Graphic Art Center, New York, Printer Meriden Gravure Company, Printer David R. Godine (American, 20th century)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 030-035


Each sheet: 29 x 20 cm (11 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.) Slipcase: 31 x 22 x 3 cm (12 3/16 x 8 11/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etchings, plus photomechanical lithograph reproductions

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: Walker and Company, 1971) Quarto; 46 pp., plus illustrations and portfolio of six etchings; original publisher’s half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards; portfolio of tan cloth, marbled paper boards (beige cloth box, gilt-stamped brown morocco spine).

Six original etchings by Goya, plus reproductions of other works

No. 2 from an edition of 150 copies numbered 1-125 and I-XXV (the latter have an extra suite of the prints and are bound in full leather). The etchings were printed by Sorini, the reproductions by Meriden Gravure, and the letterpress by Godine.

Paper: Zerkall Butten used for platesZerkall Butten used for plates

New York: Walker and Company, 1971


Eleanor A. Sayre (1916-2001) Cambridge, MA; her bequest to MFA October 23, 2002.

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre