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Bellas Consejos. (Fine advice); Plate 15 bound into "Los Caprichos"

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Provenance

William P. Babcock (1826-1899, born in Boston, lived in Paris, Lugt 207); acquired by bequest to the MFA, 12 June 1900.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Drawn and etched 1797–98, published 1799

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 050, II; Delteil 052

Dimensions

Platemark: 22 x 15.4 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/16 in.) Sheet: 30.0 x 20.0 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

B4165.15

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and burin, pre-publication impression

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