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Si quebró el Cantaro. (Yes he broke the pot); Plate 25 from the series "Los Caprichos"

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Inscription in Goya's hand


M. Ballester (blind stamp); Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA ; from whom purchased by MFA through Robert M. Light, Boston, June, 1974 (original vote June 13, 1973)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James O. Welch and the H. E. Bolles Fund, by exchange

Drawn and etched 1797–98, published 1799

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 060, I, 2; Delteil 062


Platemark: 20.9 x 15.2 cm (8 1/4 x 6 in.) Sheet: 32 x 22.2 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching, aquatint, and drypoint; working proof


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