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Disparate de tontos: P.78-1937

Object information

Current Location: In storage


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


Printmaker: Goya y Lucientes, Francisco José de



Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) 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One of four plates prepared for the DisparatesProverbios series but unpublished until the late nineteenth century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


Identification numbers

Accession number: P.78-1937
Primary reference Number: 2543
Harris (Goya): 269 II
Delteil: 223 I
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 March 2023

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

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