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Bien tirada está. (It is nicely stretched); Plate 17 from the series "Los Caprichos"

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Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA ; from whom purchased by MFA through Robert M. Light, Boston, June, 1974 (original vote June 13, 1973)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Guy W. Walker, Jr., and Miss Ellen T. Bullard, by exchange

Drawn and etched 1797–98, published 1799

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 052, I, 2; Delteil 054


Platemark: 21.9 x 15.3 cm (8 5/8 x 6 in.) Sheet: 32 x 22.2 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching, aquatint, and burin; working proof


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