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Mejor es holgar. (It is better to be lazy); Plate 73 bound into "Los Caprichos"

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); Lydia Evans (Mrs. Christopher D.) Tunnard, CT; gift December 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in honor of Henry P. Rossiter

Drawn and etched, 1797–98; published 1799

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 108, III, 1; Delteil 0110

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.7 x 15.2 cm (8 9/16 x 6 in.) Sheet: 29.7 x 18.6 cm (11 11/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1198.73

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and burin; first edition

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