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Disparate de Tontos (Fool's Folly); plate from the "Disparates" (Follies) series, published in "L'Art", 1877

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For first edition of 1877, in burin, l.l., "Goya. inv. et sc." / "L'Art", b.c. "LLUVIA DE TOROS. / (Pluie de Taureaux)" , l.r. "Fcois Lienard, Imp. Paris"; Outside pm. b.c. in graphite(hand of Lebowich) "1877 Tome 2 P. 6"


L. Aaron Lebowich, Boston; gift to MFA Feb. 9, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich

Drawn and etched 1815–17; printed 1877

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 269, III; Delteil 0223


Platemark: 24.3 x 35.5 cm (9 9/16 x 14 in.) Sheet: 29.6 x 43.6 cm (11 5/8 x 17 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching, aquatint, sulfur tint (or lavis), emery stone, and tonal scratches and burin; posthumous impression


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