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They have flown (Volaverunt)

Accession Number
2008/1.152.61

Title
They have flown (Volaverunt)

Artist(s)
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Object Creation Date
1799

Medium & Support
etching, aquatint and drypoint on paper

Dimensions
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);8 in x 5 in (20.32 cm x 12.7 cm);8 1/2 in x 5 13/16 in (21.59 cm x 14.76 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 61
They have flown.
(Volaverunt.)
Etching, aquatint, and drypoint
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.61
Commentary: The group of witches that serves as pedestal for this fashionable lady is put there for ornament rather than for use. There are heads so full of inflammable gas that they need neither balloons nor witches to make them fly.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Collection Area
Western

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