Plate 29. Esto Si Que Es Leer (That Certainly Is Being Able To Read)

Francisco Goya


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Francisco Goya Spanish (1746–1828)

Plate 29. Esto Si Que Es Leer (That Certainly Is Being Able To Read)

Series: Los Caprichos

Medium: Etching, burnished aquatint and drypoint on a thin, smooth wove paper

Year: Date of Plate 1799. This Impression 1905-1907.

Edition : Eighth edition. 180 printed

Printer: Calcografia

Publisher: Real Academia

References: Harris 64

Size: 8-5/8 x 5-3/4 inches

Description: Goya's commentary: They are combing his hair, they are putting on his shoes, he is sleeping and he is studying. No One shall say that he is not making the most of his time.

Condition: Identified as 8th ed. because of the paper - it is the only edition to have smooth, thin wove paper. The paper size does not match, but it appears to have been trimmed.

Stock Number: 47734c

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