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Goya's Los Caprichos

September 1 to November 25, 2001

Goya's Los Caprichos

Francesco Goya
(Spanish,1746-1828)
"The dream of reason produces monsters"
Plate 43 from "Los Caprichos"
1799 1st edition hand-coloured etching, aquatint and drypoint,
Gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum, 1999
©2001 Art Gallery of Ontario



The exhibition includes 80 remarkable etchings from the first edition of Los Caprichos by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya (1746-1828). This set of rare hand-coloured prints were originally mounted into a 19th century album which will also be on display. Los Caprichos is a recent gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum.

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