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That Certainly is Being Able to Read (Esto si que es Leer), Caprichos 29

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Inscription

In plate, engraved, u.r: 29, b.c. Esto si que es leer

Provenance

Arsène Bonafous-Murat, Paris, France; to Hill-Stone, NY, NY; from whom purchased September 22, 2004

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

That Certainly is Reading

1797–98 (drawn and etched), published 1799

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 064, III, 1; Delteil 066

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.5 x 14.8 cm (8 7/16 x 5 13/16 in.) Sheet: 29.3 x 20 cm (11 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.583

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint and drypoint, first edition

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