Well-Known Folly, ca. 1816

  • Francisco Goya, Spanish, 1746-1828

Etching and burnished aquatint printed in black ink on very thin laid japan paper

  • Framed: Plate: 9 5/8 × 14 inches (24.4 × 35.6 cm) Sheet: 11 × 15 3/8 inches (27.9 × 39.1 cm)

Gift of John S. Newberry

52.134

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Allegory
  • Aquatint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Japanese paper
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Sword
  • Etching
  • Aquatint

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Stamp, in black, verso: [illegible]

Inscribed, in pencil, under erasures, lower right corner of sheet: H.142.I. Inscribed, lower center edge: ME II

Provenance

John S. Newberry; 1952-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Francisco Goya, Well-Known Folly, ca. 1816, etching and burnished aquatint printed in black ink on very thin laid japan paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of John S. Newberry, 52.134.