The Caprices, a series of 88 etchings produced by Goya

6/7/2021, 7:11:14 PM
The Caprices, a series of 88 etchings produced by Goya between 1797 and 1799, forms a critical response to human vices and intolerances of the time. The monsters, which inhabit a familiar 17th-century landscape, are representations of the demons born from religion and power. The cast of miscreants is often depicted committing acts of evil. In this print a naked, plump witch is being carried away by a group of dark and nefarious creatures. Her cat anxiously holds on to a parasol as an owl between a pair of legs implausibly supports the entire misbegotten band. "Where is Mother Going?" plate 65 from Los Caprichos, 1797/99 by Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes. 🏛️: Los Angeles County Museum of Art #arteesamor #historyofart #arte #franciscogoya #etching #illustration #masterpiece #franciscogoya #18thcentury #artwork #art #mother #etchings #evil #monster #owl #humanvices #vices #ancientart #artgallery #artlovers #ancienthistory #goya #illustrationartists #artpage

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