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Men in Sacks (Los Ensacados); from the "Disparates" series, plate 8

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Inscription

l.r. in red chalk(not Goya), "8"; 1.1, graphite cataloguing notations and descriptions

Provenance

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

Aristocrats in Sacks

Drawn and etched about 1815–17; printed about 1848

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 255, II, 1; Delteil 0209

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.2 x 35.2 cm (9 1/2 x 13 7/8 in.) Sheet: 26.1 x 37.5 cm (10 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1973.701.8

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint; posthumous impression, trial proof.

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