Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share

De que mal morira? (Of what ill will he die?), from: Los Caprichos, circa 1797-99

Etching and aquatint on laid paper
12 2/5 × 8 7/10 in
31.4 × 22.1 cm
Bidding closed
About the work
Bibliography
Provenance
C
Christie's

Without watermark, a very good impression from the First Edition of approximately three hundred …

Read more

Without watermark, a very good impression from the First Edition of approximately three hundred copies, published by the artist, Madrid, 1799, the full sheet, with deckle edges below and at right, in very good condition.
Plate 212 x 147 mm., Sheet 314 x 221 mm.

Christie's Special Notice
These lots have been imported …

Read more
Francisco de Goya
Spanish, 1746–1828
Follow

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).

Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
About the work
Bibliography
Provenance
C
Christie's

Without watermark, a very good impression from the First Edition of approximately three hundred …

Read more

Without watermark, a very good impression from the First Edition of approximately three hundred copies, published by the artist, Madrid, 1799, the full sheet, with deckle edges below and at right, in very good condition.
Plate 212 x 147 mm., Sheet 314 x 221 mm.

Christie's Special Notice
These lots have been imported …

Read more
Francisco de Goya
Spanish, 1746–1828
Follow

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).

De que mal morira? (Of what ill will he die?), from: Los Caprichos, circa 1797-99

Etching and aquatint on laid paper
12 2/5 × 8 7/10 in
31.4 × 22.1 cm
Bidding closed
Other works by Francisco de Goya
Related works
Most Similar