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Francisco de Goya

Goya - 14. Que sacrificio!

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14. Que sacrificio!

Date: 1799

Medium: Etching, burnished aquatint and drypoint

Size: 150 x 200 mm

Condition: Good

Description:
Que sacrificio! (What a sacrifice!)
Original etching, burnished aquatint and drypoint on paper from the first edition of 'Los Caprichos'.

Goya's commentary:
That's how things are! The fiancé is not very attractive, but he is rich, and at the cost of the freedom of an unhappy girl, the security of a hungry family is acquired. It is the way of the world.

Ref: Harris 49

Price: £8,750

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