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Miren que grabes! (Look how solemn they are!); Plate 63 bound into "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.

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Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Look how serious they are!

Drawn and etched 1797–98, published 1799

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 098, II; Delteil 0100


Platemark: 21.5 x 16.3 cm (8 7/16 x 6 7/16 in.) Sheet: 30.0 x 20.0 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching, aquatint, and drypoint; pre-publication impression


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