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Se repulen. (They spruce themselves up); Plate 51 bound into "Los Caprichos"

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Provenance

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 086, II; Delteil 088

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.4 x 14.9 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.) Sheet: 30.0 x 20.0 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

B4165.51

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and burin; pre-publication impression

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