Francisco GOYA: Las rinde el Sueño - 1797/1798



Etching and aquatint, 215 x 150 mm. Harris 69, III-1 (of 12).

Plate 34 from Los Caprichos, first edition, 1799.

Superb impression, well-contrasted, printed on cream laid paper. Slight marginal staining, some very tiny handling creases on the left edge of the sheet. Generally in very fine condition. Sheet: 290 x 196 mm.

One proof kept at the Prado Museum bears the handwritten mention, attributed to Goya but with no certainty: “Do not wake them! Sleep is often the only happiness of the unfortunate.”

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