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Those specks of dust

Those specks of dust
Aquellos polbos
(1797-1798)
plate 23 from Los Caprichos (The Caprices) series (1797–98), published 1799

Medium
etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin printed in sepia ink
Measurements
18.5 × 13.0 cm (image) 21.5 × 14.9 cm (plate) 24.0 × 17.6 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Madrid, Spain
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Harris 58.III.1
Edition
1st edition
Printing/Publishing
published by Goya, Madrid
Inscription
inscribed in plate above image u.r.c.: 23.
inscribed in plate below image l.c.: Aquellos polbos.
Accession Number
P1.23-1976
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 Law, Civics and Protest
Subjects (specific)
dunce cap penitents prisoners punishing satire (artistic device) Spanish Inquisition (Spanish judicial tribunal, 1478-1834) spectators (event observers) trials
Movements
Romanticism (modern European styles)

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