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El si pronuncian y la mano alargan Al primero que llega. (They say "yes" and give their hand to the first who comes.) Plate 2 from a bound set of Los Caprichos.

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William P. Babcock (1826-1899, born in Boston, lived in Paris, Lugt 207); acquired by bequest to the MFA, 12 June 1900.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Drawn and etched 1797–98; published 1799

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 037, II, 1; Delteil 039


Platemark: 21.5 x 15.0 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.) Sheet: 30.0 x 20.0 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, pre-publication impression


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