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Tantalo. (Tantalus); Plate 9 from the series "Los Caprichos"

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Inscription

Engraved, u.r.: 9; b.c. Tantalo

Provenance

Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); Weyhe, NY; Eleanor A. Sayre (1916-2001, Cambridge; Her bequest to MFA, October 23, 2002

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre

printed 1798; published 1799

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 044, III, 1; Delteil 046

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.5 x 15 cm (8 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.) Sheet: 31 x 22.2 cm (12 3/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.498

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, first edition impression

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