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Disparate Cruel (Cruel Folly); from the "Disparates" series, plate 6

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Inscription

MS inscription in brown ink, above right: 3; below: title. Signed 1.1. vertically, in etching, "Goya", in brown ink, in Goya's hand, u.r: "3", b.c., within pm.: "Disparate Cruel", 1.1. in graphite later notations.

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), Boston; his bequest to MFA April 1974

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

Drawn and etched about 1815–17

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 253, I, 2; Delteil 0207

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.5 x 35.5 cm (9 5/8 x 14 in.) Sheet: 32 x 43.3 cm (12 5/8 x 17 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.251

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint; contemporary working proof

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