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El sueño de las razon produce monstruos (The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters)
  • Enrique Chagoya, artist
    born 1953
    born: Mexico City, Mexico ; active: United States
    Segura Publishing, publisher
  • El sueño de las razon produce monstruos (The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters), 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: 367 x 279 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 7/16 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0142.06
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Black and white image of a man sleeping at a desk, surrounded by missiles and fighter planes in the background. Composition identified as borrowing stylistically from Francisco de Goya’s Los Caprichos print series (after Capricho #43 ).