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Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746-1828) Two Plates from Los Caprichos

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746-1828)

Two Plates from Los Caprichos, 1799; Tantalo, plate 9 (Harris, 44iii/iii) and El amor y la muerte, plate 10 (Harris, 45iii/iii), both from the third edition of twelve. Both unsigned and with the title and plate number within the plate. Etchings with aquatint on white wove paper, plate sizes 8 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (21.4 x 14.7 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Deckled edges, minor staining (including possible oxidation stains from tack heads) along some edges, pencil annotations to lower margins and versos.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Francisco Jos, Anti-clerical art, Aquatint, Arts, Etching, Francisco Goya, Los caprichos, Printmaking, Visual arts

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