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A caza de dientes. (Out hunting for teeth); Plate 12 from the series "Los Caprichos"

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Inscription

Inscription in Goya's hand

Marks

Verso: sticker of Frances Hofer,

Provenance

M. Ballester (blind stamp); P. Prouté, Paris; 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 Paul Singer and Henry Lusardi and the Maria Antoinette Evans Fund, by exchange

Drawn and etched 1797–98, published 1799

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 047, I, 2; Delteil 049

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.9 x 15.3 cm (8 5/8 x 6 in.) Sheet: 26.3 x 20 cm (10 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.709

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, working proof

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