Que pico de Oro. (What a golden beak); Plate 53 from the series "Los Caprichos"

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 088, III, 1; Delteil 090

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.8 x 15.2 cm (8 9/16 x 6 in.) Sheet: 30 x 19.7 cm (11 13/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1783

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and burin; first edition, with ms. annotations in brown ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

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