"Forgive her, God, it was her mother" (Series "Caprichos", page 16)

Francisco Goya • Print, 1799, 19.7×15 cm
About the artwork
Art form: Print
Subject and objects: Genre scene
Style of art: Romanticism
Technique: Aquatint, Etching
Materials: Paper
Date of creation: 1799
Size: 19.7×15 cm
Artwork in selections: 4 selections

Description of the artwork «"Forgive her, God, it was her mother" (Series "Caprichos", page 16)»

The young lady left the home with the child. She learned the craft in Cadiz and arrived in Madrid, where she was lucky. She goes to the Prado, and there dirty and decrepit old woman asks her for alms. She drives her old stick. Woman of fashion turns around and sees, of all things! - that the beggar was her mother.