Tale-bearers---Blasts of wind (Soplones)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 5 7/8 in (20.64 cm x 14.92 cm);8 in x 5 in (20.32 cm x 12.7 cm)Credit LineGift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry FundLabel copy
Tale-bearers—Blasts of wind.
Etching and burnished aquatint
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.48
Commentary: The tale-bearing witches are the most irritating in all witchcraft and the least intelligent in that art; if they really knew something they wouldn’t blast it about.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typeintaglio printCollection AreaWesternRights
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