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Bellos Consejos (Wonderful Advice), 1799

Etching, Burnished Aquatint
8 1/2 × 5 9/10 in
21.5 × 15 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$8,500
location
Chicago
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R. S. Johnson Fine Art
Chicago
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“¡Los consejos son dignos de quien los da. Lo peor es que la señorita va a …

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Prado text explanation:
“¡Los consejos son dignos de quien los da. Lo peor es que la señorita va a seguirlos al pie de la lettra. Desdichado del que se acerque!”

(Advice is worthy of the person who gives it. The worst would be that the young lady would follow it to the letter. Any man who approaches her will be …

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Francisco de Goya
Spanish, 1746–1828
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The tempestuous works of Francisco de Goya distinguish him as the most important Spanish painter of his time. Among his contemporaries, he was best known for his lighthearted tapestry cartoons of leisure activities, subtle satirical etchings of the bourgeoisie, and penetratingly psychological portraits of the aristocracy. Having survived an unknown illness that left him deaf and witnessed the atrocities committed during Napoleon’s occupation, which are hauntingly portrayed in the mass execution of Spanish civilians in The Third of May 1808, Goya went on to create some of his most somber, chilling images with his late “Black Paintings,” which were painted directly onto the walls of his home. Now recognized as a harbinger of modern art, Goya influenced numerous artists, including Pablo Picasso in the creation of his masterpiece Guernica (1937).

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Prado text explanation:
“¡Los consejos son dignos de quien los da. Lo peor es que la señorita va a …

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Prado text explanation:
“¡Los consejos son dignos de quien los da. Lo peor es que la señorita va a seguirlos al pie de la lettra. Desdichado del que se acerque!”

(Advice is worthy of the person who gives it. The worst would be that the young lady would follow it to the letter. Any man who approaches her will be …

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Francisco de Goya
Spanish, 1746–1828
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The tempestuous works of Francisco de Goya distinguish him as the most important Spanish painter of his time. Among his contemporaries, he was best known for his lighthearted tapestry cartoons of leisure activities, subtle satirical etchings of the bourgeoisie, and penetratingly psychological portraits of the aristocracy. Having survived an unknown illness that left him deaf and witnessed the atrocities committed during Napoleon’s occupation, which are hauntingly portrayed in the mass execution of Spanish civilians in The Third of May 1808, Goya went on to create some of his most somber, chilling images with his late “Black Paintings,” which were painted directly onto the walls of his home. Now recognized as a harbinger of modern art, Goya influenced numerous artists, including Pablo Picasso in the creation of his masterpiece Guernica (1937).

Bellos Consejos (Wonderful Advice), 1799

Etching, Burnished Aquatint
8 1/2 × 5 9/10 in
21.5 × 15 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$8,500
location
Chicago
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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