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Tale-bearers---Blasts of wind (Soplones)

Accession Number
2008/1.152.48

Title
Tale-bearers---Blasts of wind (Soplones)

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 1/8 in x 5 7/8 in (20.64 cm x 14.92 cm);8 in x 5 in (20.32 cm x 12.7 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 48
Tale-bearers—Blasts of wind.
(Soplones.)
Etching and burnished aquatint
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, 2008/1.152.48
Commentary: The tale-bearing witches are the most irritating in all witchcraft and the least intelligent in that art; if they really knew something they wouldn’t blast it about.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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