Past exhibitions: Curses, Blasphemies, Lamentations: Goya & Rodin (Spring 2017): Los Caprichos Nr. 46, 56 and 77

Francisco DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES (1746-1828)46. Correción 46. CorrectionWithout punishment and self-discipline one can’t get on in any science.  In witchcraft one needs unusual talent perseverance, maturity, and a rigid obedience to the teachings of the Great Witchmaster who conducts the Seminary of Barahona. 56. Subir y bajar56. Ups and downsFortune is unkind to those who court her.  Ambition is rewarded with emptiness.  Those who have risen she often punishes with downfall.77. Unos à otros77. Now one, now anotherThe way of the world.  The people laugh and play bullfighting with each other.  He who yesterday played the bull plays today the toreador.  Chance rules the game and assigns the parts according to her caprices.Aquatint and etching31 x 41 x 3 cm
Los Caprichos Nr. 46, 56 and 77, 1797-1798

Francisco DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES (1746-1828) 

46. Correción  

46. Correction 

Without punishment and self-discipline one can’t get on in any science. In witchcraft one needs unusual talent perseverance, maturity, and a rigid obedience to the teachings of the Great Witchmaster who conducts the Seminary of Barahona.  

56. Subir y bajar 

56. Ups and downs 

Fortune is unkind to those who court her. Ambition is rewarded with emptiness. Those who have risen she often punishes with downfall. 

77. Unos à otros 

77. Now one, now another 

The way of the world. The people laugh and play bullfighting with each other. He who yesterday played the bull plays today the toreador. Chance rules the game and assigns the parts according to her caprices. 

Aquatint and etching 

31 x 41 x 3 cm