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There is plenty to suck (Mucho hay que chupar)

Accession Number
2008/1.152.45

Title
There is plenty to suck (Mucho hay que chupar)

Artist(s)
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Object Creation Date
1799

Medium & Support
etching and burnished aquatint on paper

Dimensions
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);7 3/4 in x 4 7/8 in (19.68 cm x 12.38 cm);8 in x 5 15/16 in (20.32 cm x 15.08 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 45
There is plenty to suck.
(Mucho hay que chupar.)
Etching and burnished aquatint
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.45
Commentary: Those who reach eighty suck little children; those under eighteen suck grown-ups. It seems that man is born and lives to have the substance sucked out of him.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Collection Area
Western

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