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Francisco de Goya

Goya - 52. Lo que puede un Sastre!

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52. Lo que puede un Sastre!

Date: 1799

Medium: Etching, burnished aquatint, burin and drypoint

Size: 150 x 215 mm

Condition: Good

Description:
Lo que puede un Sastre! (What a tailor can do!)
Original etching, burnished aquatint, burin and drypoint on paper from the first edition of 'Los Caprichos'.

Goya's commentary: How often can some ridiculous creature be suddenly transformed into a presumptuous coxcomb who is nothing but appears to be much. That is what can be done by the ability of a tailor and the stupidity of those who judge things by their appearance.

Ref: Harris 87

Price: £7,500

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