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Disparate Claro (Evident Folly); from the "Disparates" series, plate 15

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Inscription

l.r. in red chalk(not Goya), "15"; below, graphite cataloguing notations and descriptions

Provenance

Ex. Coll.: Emil Hirsch, Munich; Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); from whom purhased 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

Drawn and etched about 1815–17; printed about 1848

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 262, II, 1; Delteil 0216

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.2 x 35.5 cm (9 1/2 x 14 in.) Sheet: 26.4 x 37.5 cm (10 3/8 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1973.701.15

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, salt aquatint, lavis, and tonal scratches; posthumous impression, trial proof.

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