Artwork Information

  • Title:

    This Indeed is Reading (Esto Si Que Es Leer)

  • Artist:

    Goya, Francisco

  • Artist Bio:

    Spanish, 1746–1828

  • Date:

    etched 1794-1798, published 1803

  • Medium:

    Etching, aquatint and drypoint

  • Dimensions:

    12 x 7 7/8 inches

  • Credit Line:

    Wichita Art Museum, Gift of Mr. Robert Fizzell

  • Object Number:


  • Display:

    Not Currently on Display

About the Artwork

They comb his hair; put his shoes on; he sleeps and studies at the same time. Nobody could say that he wastes his time.


Le peinan, le calzan, duerme y estudia. Nadie dirá que desaprobecha el tiempo.