This exhibition features an early edition of Los Caprichos a set of eighty etchings by the iconic Spanish artist Francisco de Goya first published in 1799, a time of social repression and economic crisis in Spain. It is one of the most influential series of graphic images in the history of Western Art. Los Caprichos deals with such themes as the Spanish Inquisition and the corruption of the church and the nobility.
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An Albury Art Gallery and Museum touring exhibition.
IMAGE: FRANCISCO DE GOYA (1746-1828), The sleep of reason produces monsters (El sueno de la razon produce monstrous) (detail), plate 43, etching and aquatint, 5th edition, published c.1881, Albury City Collection.