GOYA Y LUCIENTES, Francisco de
(b. 1746, Fuendetodos, d. 1828, Bordeaux)
Out hunting for teeth!1797-98
Etching and aquatint, 218 x 151 mm
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
This is Plate 12 from the series Los Caprichos.
The young woman, recoiling in fear at the sight of the hanged man, is nevertheless reaching greedily into his mouth for his teeth, which are precious ingredients for magic potions.