Y aun no se van! (And still they don't go!); Caprichos 59

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 094, III, 1; Delteil 096; Gassier & Wilson 569


Platemark: 21.9 x 15.2 cm (8 5/8 x 6 in.) Sheet: 31.5 x 22 cm (12 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



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


Engraved, u.r.: 59; b.c.: Y aun no se van!


Verso: MFA/Koehler stamp (Lugt 1581), with ledger number (K 318) in graphite; 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 □


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)

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