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Los Caprichos

Artwork:
Los Caprichos
Size:
plates 21.3 x 14.7; sheets 29.8 x 21; album 30.5 x 23 x 3 cm
Edition Size :
Presumably from the Third or Fourth Edition (before the plates were bevelled)
Medium :
78 etchings with burnished aquatint, drypoint and engraving, on wove paper
Creation Year:
1799
Category :
Print-Multiple

Christie’s London

Date:
2019-03-21
Lot Number :
56
Low Estimate :
$9,132[-100%]*
High Estimate :
$13,045[-100%]*
Notes :
Without watermark, lacking Plates 32 and 59 and the front and back covers, printed by the Calcografia for the Real Academia, Madrid, between 1868 and 1878, some of the plates with the blindstamp of the Biblioteca Sociedad Bilbiana, scattered foxmarks, some pale stains in places, a few tears and a split in the margins, bound in marbled boards with a red Morocco spine