Francesco Goya  (Spanish,1746-1828)  "The dream of reason produces monsters"

Francisco Goya y Lucientes (born Fuente de Todos, Spain, 1746; died Bordeaux, France, 1828) The sleep of reason produces monsters (El sueño de la razon produce monstrous) Plate 43 from Los Caprichos, 1799 Hand-coloured etching, aquatint and engraving 21.4 x 15 cm (imp.) Gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum, 1999 © 2011 Art Gallery of Ontario 99/618.43

Goya's Los Caprichos

September 1 - November 25, 2001


The exhibition includes 80 remarkable etchings from the first edition of Los Caprichos by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya (1746-1828). This set of rare hand-coloured prints were originally mounted into a 19th century album which will also be on display.

Los Caprichos is a recent gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum.

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