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Pretty teacher! (Linda maestra!)

Accession Number
2008/1.152.68

Title
Pretty teacher! (Linda maestra!)

Artist(s)
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Object Creation Date
1799

Medium & Support
etching, burinshed aquatint and drypoint on paper

Dimensions
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);8 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in (20.96 cm x 14.61 cm);7 7/8 in x 4 3/4 in (20 cm x 12.07 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 68
Pretty teacher!
(Linda maestra!)
Etching, burnished aquatint, and drypoint
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.68
Commentary: The broom is one of the most necessary implements for witches for besides being great sweepers, as the stories tell, they may be able to change the broom into a fast mule and go with it where the Devil cannot reach them.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Collection Area
Western

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