Y aun no se van! (And still they don't go!); Caprichos 59
La Trampa (The Trap)
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 094, I, 2; Delteil 096: G & W 569
Platemark: 21.9 x 15.2 cm (8 5/8 x 6 in.) Sheet: 32 x 22.2 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching, burnished aquatint, and burin; working proof
Not On View
Working proof, before letters and number, before additional aquatint, burnishing and burin (H. 94 I, 2).
Inscribed l.c. within pm in red chalk: La Trampa [the trap], this crossed out in pen and brown ink and written: Salga lo qe sa - / liere [Let come out what will]; in pen and brown ink, u.r. corner, within pm: 6 and u.r. corner: P 59.
Later inscriptions: u.l. in black chalk: 59; l.l. in graphite: D.96 I Et encore ils ne s'en vout pas! ; l.r.in graphite: . C 19768 [Colnaghi stock no. ]. Verso: in graphite: A.S 169F;
Verso: MFA collection stamp (Lugt 282) with acc. no.in graphite: 1973.718
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 Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bernat and the M. and M. Karolik Fund