Ni mas ni menos. (Neither more nor less); Caprichos 41

Neither More Nor Less (Ni mas ni menos)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 076, III, 1; Delteil 078; Gassier & Wilson 532

Dimensions

Platemark: 20 x 15 cm (7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.) Sheet: 30.3 x 20 cm (11 15/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1779

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint, and burin, on laid paper; first edition

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

Inscription

Engraved, u.r.: 41; b.c. Ni mas ni menos.

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