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Disparate General (General Folly); from the "Disparates" series, plate 9

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l.r. in red chalk(not Goya), "9"; b.c., graphite descriptions


Ex. Coll.: Emil Hirsch, Munich; Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); from whom purchased through R. M. Light 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 256, II, 1; Delteil 0210


Platemark: 24.3 x 35.3 cm (9 9/16 x 13 7/8 in.) Sheet: 26.3 x 37.5 cm (10 3/8 x 14 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint; posthumous impression, trial proof.


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