Artwork Information

  • Title:

    Ups And Downs (Subir Y Bajar)

  • 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

Fortune is unkind to those who court her. She rewards with smoke the trouble of climbing and punishes with downfall him who succeeds in rising.


La fortuna trata muy mal a quien la osequia. Paga con humo la fatiga de subir y al que ha subido le castiga con precipitarle.