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Disparate Alegre (merry Folly)

Artist/Maker:Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, b.1746, d.1828), etcher/printmaker

Date:Circa 1816-Circa 1817

Place:Spain

Classification:Print

Measurements:platemark 9 1/2 x 13 15/16 in. (24.3 x 35.4 cm) on sheet 10 7/8 x 15 1/4 in. (27.6 x 38.8 cm)

Medium:etching, burnished aquatint, and drypoint- 1st state of 3 (before the number 12 in upper right hand corner)

Credit Line:Bequest of Herbert Greer French

Department:Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Accession No:1943.526