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    Sale 7712

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    8 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 38

    Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

    Quien se Pondrá el Cascabel Gato?, from Los Proverbios (D. 222; H. 268)

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    Francisco de Goya y Lucientes
    Quien se Pondrá el Cascabel Gato?, from Los Proverbios (D. 222; H. 268)
    etching with burnished aquatint and drypoint, on tissue-thin laid Japon, a fine though posthumous proof impression, before the edition with text published in L'Art under the title Otras Leyes por el Pueblo, with margins, pale light-staining, an unobtrusive paper flaw in the centre of the lower margin, very minor rippling (inherent in this paper), attached to a mount on the reverse at the upper sheet edge, in generally good condition, framed; with Plate D from the Tauromaquia (H. 240) by the same hand, a fairly good impression, on laid paper, with small margins, framed
    P. 242 x 355 mm., S. 278 x 385 mm. (2)


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