The Agave Plant (Montjuïc) (Couple)

Ref Num.:G0045


Date: 1916

Typology: Graphic Works

Technique: Etching and aquatint

Dimensions: 39.5×29.5cm (platemark)

Signed: –


MNAC, Barcelona, no. 5.049


One of Nogués’ masterpieces in terms of drawing and execution. The aquatint technique has been exploited to the full. There is a perfect balance where everything seems effortless. We are adding a print from Palau Antiguitats gallery signed in pencil and dated 1916 (December 2022).



Les Arts i els Artistes. 10th exhibition, 1st – 14th May 1916. Exhibition of Etchings by Xavier Nogués, Ateneo de Madrid, 16th – 30th April 1917. Exhibition of Etchings by Xavier Nogués, Galeries Laietanes, May 1917. Junta Municipal d’Exposicions de Barcelona. Art Exhibition, 1921. Xavier Nogués, Barcelona 1873-1941, Palau de la Virreina, March–April 1967. Free Xavier Nogués, Palau Antiguitats, 26th April– 29th July 2022.


Jaume Pla, Els gravats de Xavier Nogués, Fundació Xavier Nogués, Barcelona, 1960, cat. no. 17, plate 31

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