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Devout profession (Devota profesion)

Accession Number
2008/1.152.70

Title
Devout profession (Devota profesion)

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);7 7/8 in x 4 15/16 in (20 cm x 12.54 cm);8 1/8 in x 5 11/16 in (20.64 cm x 14.45 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 70
Devout profession.
(Devota profesion.)
Etching, aquatint, and drypoint
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.70
Commentary: “Will you swear to obey and respect your masters and superiors, to sweep the garrets, to spin tow, to ring bells, to howl, to yell, to fly, to cook, to grease, to suck, to back, to blow, to fry, everything whatever time you are ordered to?” “I swear.” “Well then, my girl, you are now a witch. Congratulations.”

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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