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- [Los caprichos].
- Contributor Names
- Goya, Francisco, 1746-1828.
- Created / Published
- [Madrid : Rafael Esteve?, 1799]
- Subject Headings
- - Goya, Francisco,--1746-1828.--Caprichos
- - Spain--Social life and customs--18th century--Pictorial works
- Cartoons (Commentary)--1790-1800.
- Satires (Visual works)--Spanish--Early works to 1800.
- Cartoons (Commentary)--1790-1800
- Satires (Visual works)--Spanish--Early works to 1800
- - Caption label from exhibit Art in Action Long Tradition: The Artist's Dream. Francisco de Goya's hallucinatory self-portrait depicts a sleeping man surrounded by bats and other nocturnal creatures. Goya's preliminary drawing for the image, in the collection of the Museo del Prado, is annotated: Universal Language: The Author Dreaming, his only intention is to banish prejudicial vulgarities and bear firm witness, with this work of fancy, to the truth. In his Los Caprichos etching series, Goya took aim at society and its institutions, the perils of ignorance and superstition, and personal dynamics from courtship to parenting.
- - The illustrations are etchings heightened with aquatint, drypoint, engraving, and burnishing.
- - Printed in grayish ink on unwatermarked laid paper with horizontal chain lines.
- - First leaf is portrait of artist in top hat, with caption: Fran[cis]co Goya y Lucientes, pintor.
- - "Made for Goya and first offered for sale in 1799 ... The edition was of approximately 300 sets" Harris, T. Goya : engravings and lithographs, v. 2, p. 63.
- - LC copy with reduced margins is bound in probably early 19th-cent. calf. Lettered on green leather spine label: Caprichos de Goya.
- - Title from item.
- - Exhibited: "Art in Action : Herblock and Fellow Artists Respond to Their Times" in the Graphic Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., January 31 - August 17, 2019.
- 80 leaves : all ill. ; 26 cm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- NE2062.5.G6 A64 1799 (Case X) [P&P] Copy 1
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Digital Id
- ppmsca 56087 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.56087
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Reproduction Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-56087 (digital file from original print)
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on publication.
- Online Format
- 80 leaves : all ill. ; 26 cm.
- Original Format
- photo, print, drawing
- LCCN Permalink
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
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Goya, Francisco. Los Caprichos. , 1799. [Madrid: Rafael Esteve?] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/81471138/.
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Goya, F. (1799) Los Caprichos. , 1799. [Madrid: Rafael Esteve?] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/81471138/.
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Goya, Francisco. Los Caprichos. [Madrid: Rafael Esteve?] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/81471138/>.
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