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Nothing could be done about it (Nuhubo remedio)

Accession Number
2008/1.152.24

Title
Nothing could be done about it (Nuhubo remedio)

Artist(s)
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Object Creation Date
1799

Medium & Support
etching and burnished aquatint on paper

Dimensions
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);8 1/4 in x 5 5/16 in (20.96 cm x 13.49 cm);8 1/2 in x 5 15/16 in (21.59 cm x 15.08 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 24
Nothing could be done about it.
(Nohubo remedio.)
Etching and burnished aquatint
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.24
Commentary: They are persecuting this saintly woman to death! After having signed her death sentence, they take her out in triumph. She indeed deserved a triumph and if they do it to insult her they are wasting time. No one can shame someone who has nothing to be ashamed of.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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