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The Chinchillas (Los chinchillas)

Accession Number
2008/1.152.50

Title
The Chinchillas (Los chinchillas)

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);7 1/2 in x 4 13/16 in (19.05 cm x 12.22 cm);8 in x 5 7/8 in (20.32 cm x 14.92 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 50
The Chinchillas.
(Los chinchillas.)
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, 2008/1.152.50
Commentary: He who hears nothing, knows nothing, and does nothing, belongs to the numerous family of the Chinchillas, which has always been good for nothing.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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