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A donkey as a physician taking the pulse of a dying man. Aquatint with etching by F. Goya, ca. 1797.

  • Goya, Francisco, 1746-1828.
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18056i
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According to A.M. Hind, History of engraving and etching, London, 1908, p. 253ff, the donkey represents Galinsoya [i.e. Galinsoga?], botanist, physician to the Queen of Spain, and surgeon to Manuel de Godoy, Prime Minister of Spain

Physical description

1 print : aquatint with etching ; platemark 21.7 x 15 cm

Lettering

De que mal morirá?

Lettering note

Bears number: 40

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18056i

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  • Spanish


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