Why hide them? (Porque esconderlos?)Artist(s)Francisco José de Goya y LucientesObject Creation Date1799Medium & Supportetching, burnished aquatint and drypoint on paperDimensions
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);7 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in (20 cm x 12.38 cm);8 7/16 in x 5 15/16 in (21.43 cm x 15.08 cm)Credit LineGift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry FundLabel copy
Why hide them?
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, 2008/1.152.30
Commentary: The answer is easy. The reason he doesn’t want to spend them and does not spend is because although he is over eighty and can’t live another month, he still fears that he will live long enough to lack money. So mistaken are the calculations of avarice.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typeintaglio printCollection AreaWesternRights
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