Current Inventory by Francisco Goya

Disparate Pobre (Two Heads are Better Than One) – Proof

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    Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828), etching, with burnished aquatint, drypoint and engraving, c. 1812; plate 11 from  Los Proverbios. References: Delteil 212, Harris 258. In very good condition, 240 x 352 mm., 9 7/16 x 13 7/8 inches, the sheet 280 x 380 mm., 11 x 15 1/8 inches. A very fine, rare, proof impression, before the edition of c. 1854-1863, printed on cream wove paper. In this proof impression the delineation of the aquatint is clearer and more vivid than in the published edition, and figures are shown in greater detail, allowing a fuller appreciation of […]

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Fuerte cosa es! – That’s tough!

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Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (1746 Fuendetodos – Bordeaux 1828), Fuerte cosa es! – That’s tough!    ca. 1808–1814, etching, burnished aquatint, and drypoint on laid paper; 155 x 203 mm (6 1/16 x 8 inches), Harris 151.I.3 (of III.7) watermark: Serra provenance Infante Don Sebastian de Borbón y Braganza Georges Provôt, Paris; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, April 10, 1935, lot 60 private collection, Germany Proof impression for plate 31 of Los Desastres de la Guerra, with the earlier number 32 in the lower left corner, before additional drypoint work and border lines. No impression of state I.1 (before the […]

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No se puede saber por qué – One can’t tell why

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  Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (1746 Fuendetodos – Bordeaux 1828),  No se puede saber por qué  – One can’t tell why    ca. 1808–1814,  etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint, and burin on laid paper; 155 x 203 mm (6 1/8 x 8 inches),  Harris 155.I.2 (of III.7) provenance Infante Don Sebastian de Borbón y Braganza Georges Provôt, Paris; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, April 10, 1935, lot 64 Tomás Harris, London (not in Lugt) private collection, Germany A fine, rich proof impression for plate 35 of Los Desastres de la Guerra, before numbers, letters, and before additional drypoint and burin work. […]

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