The sleep of reason produces mosters (El sueño de la razon produce monstruos)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);7 7/16 in x 4 11/16 in (18.89 cm x 11.91 cm);8 1/2 in x 5 7/8 in (21.59 cm x 14.92 cm)Credit LineGift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry FundLabel copy
The sleep of reason produces monsters.
(El sueño de la razon produce monstruos.)
Etching and burnished aquatint
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.43
Commentary: Imagination abandoned by reason produces impossible monsters: united with her, she is the mother of the arts and the source of their wonders.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typeintaglio printCollection AreaWesternRights
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