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Disparate de tontos: P.78-1937

Object information


Disparate de tontos
Translated as: Fools' folly
Los Disparates
Los Proverbios


Goya y Lucientes, Francisco José de (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937-12) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Circa 1816 - 1877


One of four plates prepared for the DisparatesProverbios series but unpublished until the late nineteenth century

Trial proof

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper Plate Height 213 mm Width 325 mm
Sheet Height 276 mm Width 379 mm

Techniques used in production

Aquatint Drypoint Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.78-1937
Primary reference Number: 2543
Harris (Goya): 269 II
Delteil: 223 I
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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