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Modo de Volar (A Way of Flying); from the "Disparates" series, plate 13

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l.r. in red chalk(not Goya), "13"; 1.1, graphite cataloguing notations and descriptions


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

Drawn and etched about 1815–17; printed about 1848

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 260, II, 1; Delteil 0214


Platemark: 24.5 x 35.5 cm (9 5/8 x 14 in.) Sheet: 26.2 x 37.5 cm (10 5/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching, aquatint, emery stone, and tonal scratches; posthumous impression, trial proof.


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