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What a sacrifice! (Que sacrifico!)

Accession Number
2008/1.152.14

Title
What a sacrifice! (Que sacrifico!)

Artist(s)
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Object Creation Date
1799

Medium & Support
etching, burnished aquatint and drypoint on paper

Dimensions
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);7 5/8 in x 4 11/16 in (19.37 cm x 11.91 cm);7 7/8 in x 5 7/8 in (20 cm x 14.92 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 14
What a sacrifice!
(Que sacrificio!)
Etching, burnished aquatint, and drypoint
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.14
Commentary: That’s how things are! The fiancé is not very attractive, but he is rich, and at the cost of the freedom of an unhappy girl, the security of a hungry family is acquired. It is the way of the world.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Collection Area
Western

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