Nadie se conoce. (Nobody knows anybody, including himself); Caprichos 6

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 041, III, 1; Delteil 043; Gassier & Wilson 461

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.9 x 15.3 cm (8 5/8 x 6 in.) Sheet: 30.4 x 20 cm (11 15/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1760

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, on laid paper; first edition

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

GW: 0461. Completed plate, before bevel, first edition, published 1799 (H. III, 1)

Inscription

Engraved in plate, u.r.: P. 6, b.c.: Nadie se conoce

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