No grites, tonta. (Don't scream, stupid); Caprichos 74

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 109, III, 1; Delteil 0111; Gassier & Wilson 600

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.8 x 15.1 cm (8 9/16 x 5 15/16 in.) Sheet: 31.5 x 22.1 cm (12 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1842

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, 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.: 74; b.c.: No grites, tonta.

Markings

Verso: MFA/Koehler stamp (Lugt 1581), with ledger number (K 317) in graphite; faint stamp in letter press of S. R. Koehler (Lugt 1580); in ink signture of S. R. Koehler (Lugt 5017)
In pencil: Bot from Keppel / $ x . 7 □

Provenance

Frederick Keppel & Co., NY; 1888, purchased by Sylvester Rosa Koehler (b. 1837 - d. 1900), Leipzig, Boston, and Littleton, NH; 1898, gift of Koehler to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 23, 2018)

NOTE:
Koehler was the first Print Curator at the MFA and served from 1887 until his death in 1900. The gift of Mr. Koehler's collection was accepted by the Trustees of the MFA on October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler