Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Spanish (1746-1828)
¿Està Umd…pues, Como! Cuidado! si no… [You understand?… well, as I say… eh! Look out! otherwise…], circa 1799
Etching and aquatint
8.5×6.125 IN.

Plate 76 from Los Caprichos. Delteil 113; Harris 111.III.1. First edition, with a medium tone aquatint contrasting with the burnishing and highlights on the body of the old soldier. Numbered in the plate top right: "76."; titled in the plate lower center: "¿Està Umd...pues, Como! Cuidado! si no...". With collector's notations in pencil at the bottom of the sheet. Printed on laid paper. A fine impression in nearly fine condition, aside from age toning and light staining in the margins, not extending to the image. Sheet measures 11 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches.

$ 5,500