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A caza de dientes (Out Hunting for Teeth)
  • Enrique Chagoya, artist
    born 1953
    born: Mexico City, Mexico ; active: United States
    Segura Publishing, publisher
  • A caza de dientes (Out Hunting for Teeth), 1999
  • The Return to Goya's Caprichos
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching, aquatint
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 210 x 147 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 7/16 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0142.02
Label Text

Woman in full-length dress reaches into the mouth of a cartoon-like rat that appears to have been skinned and hanging on a wall. Woman identified as Disney cartoon character Snow White, rat identified as Big Daddy Ed Roth’s “Rat Fink” cartoon character. Composition identified as borrowing stylistically from Francisco de Goya’s Los Caprichos print series (after Capricho #12 ).