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About this Item

[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
Format Headings
Cartoons (Commentary)--1790-1800.
Satires (Visual works)--Spanish--Early works to 1800.
Cartoons (Commentary)--1790-1800
Satires (Visual works)--Spanish--Early works to 1800
-  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.
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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/>.