28 March 2007
Francisco de Goya y Lucientes
Dos a Uno, meten la Paja en el Culo, from Los Proverbios (additional plate I) (D. 220; H. 266)
etching and burnished aquatint, on tissue-thin laid Japon, a fine though posthumous proof impression, before the edition with text published in L'Art under the title Que Guerrero!, Paris, 1877, with margins, soft rippling in the upper margin (inherent in this paper), some pale foxing mostly in the margins, generally in good condition
P. 246 x 355 mm., S. 278 x 381 mm.
T. Harris, with his signature stamp in brown ink verso (not in Lugt)
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