Plate 9 from the 'Disparates':General folly

Etching and burnished aquatint | 24.5 x 35.5cm | c. 1816-23 (published 1864)

Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes)

From the posthumous first edition published by the Academia de San Fernando in Madrid in 1864 under the title 'Los Proverbios'.

Credit: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1924
Object: 24.30.10

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