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It is nicely stretched

It is nicely stretched
(Bien tirada está)
(1797-1798)
plate 17 from Los Caprichos (The Caprices) series (1797–98), published 1799

Medium
etching, burnished aquatint and burin printed in sepia ink
Measurements
18.6 × 12.7 cm (image) 21.6 × 15.2 cm (plate) 24.2 × 17.3 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Madrid, Spain
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Harris 52.III.1
Edition
1st edition
Printing/Publishing
published by Goya, Madrid
Inscription
inscribed in plate above image u.c.: 17.
inscribed in plate below image l.c.: Bien tirada está.
Accession Number
P1.17-1976
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1976
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Human Figures Humour and Satire Relationships and Interactions
Subjects (specific)
morality prostitutes satire (artistic device) seductions stockings teaching vice (culture-related concept) women (female humans)
Movements
Romanticism (modern European styles)

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