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Even thus he cannot make her out (Ni asi la distingue)

Accession Number
2008/1.152.7

Title
Even thus he cannot make her out (Ni asi la distingue)

Artist(s)
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Object Creation Date
1799

Medium & Support
etching, aquatint and drypoint on paper

Dimensions
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);7 7/16 in x 4 1/2 in (18.89 cm x 11.43 cm);7 3/4 in x 5 13/16 in (19.68 cm x 14.76 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund

Label copy
Plate 7
Even thus he cannot make her out.
(Ni asi la distingue.)
Etching, aquatint, and drypoint
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.7
Commentary: How can he make her out? In order to know what she is, a monocle is not enough; judgment and experience of the world are needed and these are precisely what this poor gentleman is lacking.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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