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What a tailor can do! (Lo que puede un sastre!)

Accession Number
2008/1.152.52

Title
What a tailor can do! (Lo que puede un sastre!)

Artist(s)
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Object Creation Date
1799

Medium & Support
etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin on paper

Dimensions
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);8 7/16 in x 5 5/16 in (21.43 cm x 13.49 cm);8 1/4 in x 4 7/8 in (20.96 cm x 12.38 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 52
What a tailor can do!
(Lo que puede un sastre!)
Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint, and burin
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.52
Commentary: How often can some ridiculous creature be suddenly transformed into a presumptuous coxcomb who is nothing but appears to be much. That is what can be done by the ability of a tailor and the stupidity of those who judge things by their appearance.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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