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Security as barbaric as crime

Tan bárbara la seguridad como el delito
Artist: Francisco de Goya (1746 - 1828) Primary
Artist: Auguste Delatre (1822 - 1907) Printer
Date: ca. 1820-1820 (published 1867)
19th century
Dimensions: 3.74 x 2.76 in. (9.5 x 7 cm)
Dimensions Extent: image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, France
Medium and Support: Etching on paper
Credit Line: Gift of James Reed, 2017
Accession Number: 2017.35.398
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This etching formed part of a group of three plates in which Goya depicted bound prisoners. Like the Disasters of War series, this plate was not printed during Goya’s lifetime. The plate ultimately found its way to Paris, where it was published in the Gazette des Beaux-Arts in 1867.


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