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Giant; from the "Disparates" series, plate 4

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l.r. in red chalk,(not Goya) "4"; below graphite cataloguing notations and descriptions


Ex. Coll.: Emil Hirsch, Munich; Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); from whom purchased through R. M. Light, Boston, by MFA (original vote June 13, 1973)

Credit Line

Bequest of Horatio Greenough Curtis and the Harvey D. Parker Collection, by exchange

The Dancing Giant

Drawn and etched about 1815–17; printed about 1848

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 251, II, 1; Delteil 0205


Platemark: 24 x 35.3 cm (9 7/16 x 13 7/8 in.) Sheet: 26.2 x 37.5 cm (10 5/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, lavis and/or emery stone, tonal scratches, and burin; posthumous impression, trial proof.


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