Francisco GOYA y Lucientes<br/>
<em>And so was his grandfather</em> (1797-1798) <!-- (recto) --><br />
<em>(Asta su abuelo)</em><br />
plate 39 from <i>Los Caprichos (The Caprices)</i> series (1797–98), published 1799<br />
aquatint printed in sepia ink<br />
20.2 x 14.0 cm (image) 21.4 x 15.2 cm (plate) 25.8 x 18.4 cm (sheet)<br />
1st edition<br />
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Felton Bequest, 1976<br />
P1.39-1976<br />


Goya’s Materials & Techniques

Wed 22 Sep 21, 12pm–12.45pm

Past program


This program takes place virtually

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From etching to aquatint, Francisco Goya’s extraordinary imagination and astute observations of the world are ever-present in his mastery of printmaking.

In this illustrated talk NGV Senior Curator Cathy Leahy introduces the key themes Goya explored and NGV Conservators Ruth Shervington and Louise Wilson draw attention to the complex intaglio printing techniques Goya used.

This program will be presented online.

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Cathy Leahy, Senior Curator, Prints and Drawings, NGV
Ruth Shervington, Senior Conservator of Paper, Conservation, NGV
Louise Wilson, Conservator of Paper, Conservation, NGV
Talks and discussions International Prints & Drawings Goya Virtual