How they pluck her! (¡Qual la descanonan!)Artist(s)Francisco José de Goya y LucientesObject Creation Date1799Medium & Supportetching and burnished aquatint on paperDimensions
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);8 1/8 in x 4 15/16 in (20.64 cm x 12.54 cm);8 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in (21.59 cm x 14.61 cm)Credit LineGift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry FundLabel copy
How they pluck her!
(¡Qual la descañonan!)
Etching and burnished aquatint
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.21
Commentary: Hens (pretty lasses) also encounter birds of prey to pluck them and that is why the saying goes: you’ll get as good as you give.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typeintaglio printCollection AreaWesternRights
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