Si amanece; nos Vamos. (When day breaks, we will be off); Caprichos 71

1797–98
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 106, I, 2; Delteil 0108: G& W 594

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.2 x 15.2 cm (7 15/16 x 6 in.) Sheet: 32.1 x 21.7 cm (12 5/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.719

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and burin; working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before letters and number and before additional burnishing, also before slipped stroke through sack (H. 106 I, 2).

Inscription

U.l. in red chalk: 1; u.r. in brown ink: P 71; in red chalk below platemark; Si amanece. nos vamos.
Later inscriptions: u..l. in black chalk: 71; l.l.: JH 831 (chalk) ; LD. 108, [xxx], I ; K 8752 (graphite); l.r. C19946 (Colnaghi stock no.]

Signed

unsigned

Markings

Verso: MFA stamp (Lugt 282) with acc. no. 1973.719 in graphite

Provenance

Probably Ricardo de los Rios (b. 1846–d. 1929), Paris. ? 1930 through Guiot and Colnaghi to Philip Hofer (b. 1898–d. 1984), NY; Philip Hofer and his wife, Frances L. Hofer (b. 1908–d. 1978), Cambridge, MA; 1974, sold by Mr. and Mrs. Hofer, through Robert M. Light (dealer), Boston, to the MFA. (original vote June 13, 1973)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Keylitho Ltd., Montreal and by exchange from the H. E. Bolles Fund