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Who would have thought it! (Quien lo creyera!)

Accession Number
2008/1.152.62

Title
Who would have thought it! (Quien lo creyera!)

Artist(s)
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Object Creation Date
1799

Medium & Support
etching, burnished aquatint and burin on paper

Dimensions
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);8 1/16 in x 5 7/8 in (20.48 cm x 14.92 cm);8 in x 5 1/8 in (20.32 cm x 13.02 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 62
Who would have thought it!
(Quien lo creyera!)
Etching, burnished aquatint, and burin
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.62
Commentary: See here is a terrible quarrel as to which of the two is more of a witch. Who would have thought that the screechy one and the grizzly one would tear each other’s hair in this way? Friendship is the daughter of virtue. Villains may be accomplices but not friends.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Collection Area
Western

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