Miren que grabes! (Look how solemn they are!); Plate 63 bound into "Los Caprichos"
Look how serious they are!
Drawn and etched 1797–98, published 1799
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 098, II; Delteil 0100
Platemark: 21.5 x 16.3 cm (8 7/16 x 6 7/16 in.) Sheet: 30.0 x 20.0 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, aquatint, and drypoint; pre-publication impression
Not On View
Completed plate, pre-publication impression.
From a bound pre-publication set of so-called trial proofs (H. II);
bound in brown sprinkled (mottled) calf with gold letters and decoration. On spine in gold on black: CAPRICH / DE/ GOYA; 31.0 x 21.3; in red slipcase, 31.8 x 22.8 cm
William P. Babcock (1826-1899, born in Boston, lived in Paris, Lugt 207); acquired by bequest to the MFA, 12 June 1900.
Bequest of William Perkins Babcock