Si amanece; nos Vamos. (When day breaks, we will be off); Caprichos 71
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 106, I, 2; Delteil 0108: G& W 594
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.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, burnished aquatint, and burin; working proof
Not On View
Working proof, before letters and number and before additional burnishing, also before slipped stroke through sack (H. 106 I, 2).
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.]
Verso: MFA stamp (Lugt 282) with acc. no. 1973.719 in graphite
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)
Museum purchase with funds donated by Keylitho Ltd., Montreal and by exchange from the H. E. Bolles Fund