Description & Technical information

Madrid, Real Academia, 1863. 80 etchings and aquatint, printed on heavy wove paper. 
Contemporary half-brown morocco, raised bands, gold fillets, author and title gilt on spine, mauve buckram over boards, sprinkled edges, marbled endpapers. Complete with title page and 2 pp. with biographical information.

First edition. Harris 1b, 121-200. Printing by Laurenciano Potenciaono was completed in March 1863. As always, Goya made a complex and sophisticated use of several techniques: etching, aquatint, lavis, drypoint, burin and burnisher.

Origin:  Spain, France
Medium: Printed on heavy wove paper
Signature: With the watermark J.G.O.

Dimensions: 23.8 x 33.6 cm (9³/₈ x 13¹/₄ inches)
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints