Los Chinchillas (The Chinchillas). Plate 50 of "Los Caprichos"
Drawn and etched 1797–98, printed later
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 085, falsified proof; Delteil 087
Platemark: 20.2 x 14.5 cm (7 15/16 x 5 11/16 in.): Sheet: 31.5 x 24.2 cm (12 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, burnished aquatint, and burin (Falsified proof)
Not On View
Falsified proof on 18th c. paper with number and letters not inked. The paper seems to be 18th c. Spanish but not characteristic of any of the Caprichos papers..
Marques de Casa Torres?; Eleanor A. Sayre, Cambridge, MA (1916-2001); her bequest to MFA October 23, 2002
Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre