Bellos consejos [Good Advice]
[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