Artwork Information

  • Title:

    She Is Plucking Him (La DescaГ±ona)

  • Artist:

    Goya, Francisco

  • Artist Bio:

    Spanish, 1746–1828

  • Date:

    etched 1794-1798, published 1803

  • Medium:

    Etching and aquatint

  • Dimensions:

  • Credit Line:

    Wichita Art Museum, Gift of Mr. Robert Fizzell

  • Object Number:


  • Display:

    Not Currently on Display

About the Artwork

They are plucking him, and they will even flay him. He is to be blamed who puts himself in the hands of such a Barber.


Le descañonan y le desollarán. La culpa tiene quien se pone en manos de tal Barbero.