• Old Master Prints auction at Christies

    Sale 7781

    Old Master Prints

    8 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 92

    Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

    Los Proverbios (D. 202-219; H. 248-265)

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    Francisco de Goya y Lucientes
    Los Proverbios (D. 202-219; H. 248-265)
    the complete set of 18 etchings with aquatint and drypoint, 1864, on laid paper without watermarks, very good impressions from the Third Edition (a) of one hundred copies, published by the Real Academia de Nobles Artes de San Fernando, Madrid, 1981, with the title page, the full sheets, some foxing in the margins, plate 1 with foxing in the margins, the others plates with some minor foxmarks in the margins, some time staining at the extreme sheet edges, the title page toned and stained, otherwise in good condition, bound in contemporary quarter sheep over marbled boards, with the title and artist's name in gilt on the spine, the spine worn and partially split(album)
    312 x 425 mm. (overall)


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