VAT included (see terms) | Exclude VAT

Ya tienen asiento [They've already got a seat]
Ya tienen asiento [They've already got a seat]
[by Francisco de Goya]
[first published 1799, this impression c.1855]
Aquatint with large margins, platemark 220 x 155mm (8½ x 6").
Plate 26 from Goya's famous series of eighty prints, 'Los Caprichos'. 'Two young ladies, blindly following the vicissitudes of fashion to the point of immodesty, wear their petticoats and upturned chairs on their heads—much to the mocking amusement of onlookers...Goya makes a play on the Spanish word asiento which means both "seat" and "judgment," suggesting that these young ladies are thinking with their bottoms' (Brooklyn Museum cataloguing). The preparatory drawing for the print is in the Prado, and the copper plate is in the Calcografía Nacional (also in Madrid).
Delteil 63 I
[Ref: 32339]   £580.00  
enquire about this item add to your wishlist

Bellos consejos [Good Advice]
Bellos consejos [Good Advice]
[by Francisco de Goya]
[first published 1799, this impression c.1855]
Aquatint with large margins, platemark 220 x 155mm (8½ x 6"). Printer's crease.
Plate 15 from Goya's famous series of eighty prints, 'Los Caprichos', in which the same figures often reappear in more than one print, including the elderly woman depicted here, initiating the beautiful younger woman into the world of prostitution. The preparatory drawing for the print is in the Prado, and the copper plate is in the Calcografía Nacional (also in Madrid).
Delteil 52 II; see also ref. 32340
[Ref: 32338]   £480.00  
enquire about this item add to your wishlist

Nadie se conoce [Nobody knows himself]
Nadie se conoce [Nobody knows himself]
[by Francisco de Goya]
[first published 1799, this impression c.1855]
Aquatint with large margins, platemark 220 x 155mm (8½ x 6"). Slight foxing and staining at top.
Etching from Goya's famous series of eighty prints, 'Los Caprichos'. A masquerade showing an encounter between a masked man and woman. For Goya, the masquerade is a metaphor for the constant disimulation and masking of truth everwhere evident. The preparatory drawing for the print is in the Prado, and the copper plate is in the Calcografía Nacional (also in Madrid).
Delteil 43 I
[Ref: 32341]   £580.00  
enquire about this item add to your wishlist

Ruega por ella [She prays for her]
Ruega por ella [She prays for her]
[by Francisco de Goya]
[first published 1799, this impression c.1855]
Aquatint with large margins; platemark 220 x 155mm (8½ x 6"). Foxing on platemark upper left & right.
Plate 31 from Goya's famous series of eighty prints, 'Los Caprichos'. A young prostitute is addressed by the madam, ironically depicted as a 'false devotee', while another woman combs her hair. The preparatory drawing for the print is in the Prado, and the copper plate is in the Calcografía Nacional (also in Madrid).
Delteil 66 II; see also ref. 32338
[Ref: 32340]   £480.00  
enquire about this item add to your wishlist