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Media Release • 18 May 21

Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum

Francisco GOYA y Lucientes
The sleep of reason produces monsters (1797-1798)
(El sueño de la razón produce monstruos)
plate 43 from Los Caprichos (The Caprices) series (1797–98), published 1799
etching and aquatint printed in sepia ink
18.3 x 12.2 cm (image) 21.5 x 15.1 cm (plate) 24.2 x 16.7 cm (sheet)
Harris 78.III.1
1st edition
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1976
P1.43-1976
Francisco GOYA y Lucientes
Pretty teacher! (1797-1798)
(¡Linda maestra!)
plate 68 from Los Caprichos (The Caprices) series (1797–98), published 1799
etching, burnished aquatint and drypoint printed in sepia ink
18.5 x 12.3 cm (image) 21.1 x 15.0 cm (plate) 24.2 x 16.9 cm (sheet)
Harris 103.III.1
1st edition
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1976
P1.68-1976

Art Gallery of South Australia
Francisco GOYA y Lucientes
Phantom dancing with castanets (Fantasma con castañuelas) 1824–28
Bordeaux Album II [H], 61
black crayon
19.1 x 15.0 cm (sheet)
Matilla and Mena 180; Gassier and Wilson 1818; Gassier I 473; Sánchez Cantón 385
Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid (D04123)
Photo © Photographic Archive. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid
Francisco GOYA y Lucientes
This is how useful men usually end up (Así suelen acabar los hombres útiles) 1814–23
Album C, 17
brush and carbon ink wash
20.6 x 14.2 cm (sheet)
Matilla and Mena 77; Gassier and Wilson 572; Gassier II 40; Sánchez Cantón 36
Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid (D03929)
Photo © Photographic Archive. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid
Francisco GOYA y Lucientes
Dream 27: Witches disguised as ordinary doctors (Sueño 27: Brujas disfrazadas en físicos comunes) 1797
preliminary drawing for Los Caprichos, plate 40
pen and iron gall ink over traces of black chalk
24.6 x 18.4 cm (sheet)
Gassier & Wilson 531; Gassier II.58; Sánchez Cantón: 26; Matilla & Mena Marqués 54
Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid (D04198)
Photo © Photographic Archive. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid
Francisco GOYA y Lucientes
And so was his grandfather (1797-1798)
(Asta su abuelo)
plate 39 from Los Caprichos (The Caprices) series (1797–98), published 1799
aquatint printed in sepia ink
20.2 x 14.0 cm (image) 21.4 x 15.2 cm (plate) 25.8 x 18.4 cm (sheet)
Harris 74.III.1
1st edition
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1976
P1.39-1976
Francisco GOYA y Lucientes
A way of flying (c. 1815-1819)
(Modo de volar)
plate 13 from Los Disparates (The Follies) series (c. 1815–19), published 1864
etching, aquatint and drypoint
21.7 x 32.5 cm (image) 24.5 x 35.1 cm (plate) 33.0 x 50.1 cm (sheet)
Gassier & Wilson 1591; Harris 260.III.1
1st edition
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1981
P23.13-1981