The Caprices

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes1878

Museo de Zaragoza

Museo de Zaragoza
Zaragoza, Spain

Album with the complete collection of "The Caprices" series, made up of 80 prints, belonging to its fourth edition of 1878.
The prints are made on wove paper and stamped in grayish ink.
On the cover, Capricho number 1, conceived by Goya as the frontispiece of the collection, appears reproduced. In it, he is portrayed in profile looking to the left, about fifty years old, and he covers his head with a high hat from which loose, medium-length hair and wide sideburns peek.


  • Title: The Caprices
  • Creator: Francisco de Goya y Lucientes
  • Date: 1878
  • Physical Dimensions: 305 x 212 cm
  • Type: Engraving
  • Rights: Gobierno de Aragón
  • External Link: CERES MCU
  • Medium: Etching
  • Photograph: José Garrido Lapeña
  • Cultural context: Spanish Art 18th and 19th century

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