Aesop, the Fabulist

AESOPUS
ESOPO EL FABULADOR

1778
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828), After Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (Spanish, 1599–1660)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 013, I, 2; Delteil 016

Dimensions

Platemark: 30.0 x 21.5 cm (11 13/16 x 8 7/16 in.) Sheet: 39.0 x 29 cm (15 3/8 x 11 7/16)

Accession Number

B1747

Medium or Technique

Etching, with engraved inscription; completed plate

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Completed plate, with engraved letters, before bevel, printed 18th century (H. 13, III, 1).

Provenance

William P. Babcock (1826-1899, born in Boston, lived in Paris, Lugt 207); acquired by bequest to the MFA, 12 June 1900.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock