Past exhibitions: Curses, Blasphemies, Lamentations: Goya & Rodin (Spring 2017): Los Caprichos Nr. 26, 61, 60 and 75

Francisco DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES (1746-1828)26. Ya tienen asiento26. Now they are sitting wellThese nice girls have enough chairs, but they know nothing better to do with them than to wear them on their heads.61. Volavérunt 61. They have flownThe witches who serve as a pedestal to this fashion’s fool are more ornamental than useful.  There are heads so swelled with hot air that they need neither broom nor witches to make them fly. 60. Ensayos60. TrialsGradually he makes progress.  Now he can jump a little.  In time he will do even as much as his teacher.75. ¿No hay quién nos desate?75. Will no one set us free? A man and a woman are tied together.  They are trying with all their might to free themselves and are calling for help.  If I’m not mistaken, they are two people who were forced to marry. Aquatint and etching31 x 41 x 3 cm
Los Caprichos Nr. 26, 61, 60 and 75 , 1797-1798

Francisco DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES (1746-1828) 

26. Ya tienen asiento 

26. Now they are sitting well 

These nice girls have enough chairs, but they know nothing better to do with them than to wear them on their heads. 

61. Volavérunt  

61. They have flown 

The witches who serve as a pedestal to this fashion’s fool are more ornamental than useful. There are heads so swelled with hot air that they need neither broom nor witches to make them fly.  

60. Ensayos 

60. Trials 

Gradually he makes progress. Now he can jump a little. In time he will do even as much as his teacher. 

75. ¿No hay quién nos desate? 

75. Will no one set us free?  

A man and a woman are tied together. They are trying with all their might to free themselves and are calling for help. If I’m not mistaken, they are two people who were forced to marry.  

Aquatint and etching 

31 x 41 x 3 cm