“La Maja” & “La Maja Desnuda” after the paintings, “The Clothed Maja”, 1800–1807, and “The Naked Maja”, 1795–1800, by Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (1746–1828) in the Museo Nacional del Prado (Madrid).
Both etchings were published in Paris by Librairie de L'Art Ancien et Moderne as illustrations to Paul Lafond’s (1847–1918) “Goya” in 1902; see https://archive.org/details/goya00lafo/page/20/mode/2up & https://archive.org/details/goya00lafo/page/24/mode/2up.
Ricardo de Los Rios (1846–1929)
“La Maja”, 1902, after Goya’s painting, “The Clothed Maja”, 1800–1807, printed by A. Clément (fl.c1887–1892) and published in Paris in 1902 by Librairie de L'Art Ancien et Moderne.
Etching on wove paper.
Size: (sheet) 21.2 x 29.5 cm; (plate) 13.5 x 23 cm; (image borderline) 10.6 x 21 cm.
Lettered in plate below the image borderline: (left) “F. Goya pinx.”; (centre) “LA MAJA/ (Académie de San Fernando)”; (right) “R. de Los Rios. sc./ Imp. A. Clément_Paris”.
“La Maja Desnuda”, 1902, after Goya’s painting, “The Clothed Maja”, 1800–1807, printed by Louis Fort (fl. early 1900s) and published in Paris in 1902 by Librairie de L'Art Ancien et Moderne.
Etching and engraving on cream wove paper.
Size: (sheet) 21.2 x 29.3 cm; (plate) 13.1 x 20 cm; (image borderline) 10.4 x 18.1 cm.
Lettered in plate below the image borderline: (left) “F. Goya. pinx.”/ Revue de l’Art ancien et moderne”; (centre) “LA MAJA DESNUDA/ (Académie de San Fernando)”; (right) “Dezarrius, sc./Imp.L.Fort, Paris.”
Condition: both prints are strong and well-printed (near faultless) impressions in near pristine condition.
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