Muchachos al avio (Lads making ready)

Francisco y Lucientes GOYA

From Los Caprichos, a series of 80 plates
Harris 46, III, 1, first edition of 1799. According to Harris the first edition consisted of 300 sets. The series went on to be printed in eleven more editions, with progressive loss of quality.
A very fine impression with strong aquatint, printed on laid paper, with margins and stitch-marks at left edge. A little paper undulation from the printing, otherwise in very good condition. 216 x 157mm.