Artwork Information

  • Title:

    The Chinchilla Rats (Los Chinchillas)

  • 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

He who does not listen to anything, nor knows or does anything, belongs to the numerous family of the Chinchilla-rats who never have been good for anything.


El que no oye nada ni sabe nada, ni hace nada, pertenece a la numerosa familia de los Chinchillas que nunca a servido de nada.