Felipe III, King of Spain, on Horseback

Phillip III, King of Spain

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 005, I, 1; Delteil 06: G & W 90

Dimensions

Platemark: 37 x 31 cm (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.) Sheet: 59.8 x 44 cm (23 9/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1700

Medium or Technique

Etching; working proof (unique of this state)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before letters, before additional etching, before drypoint, with ms. inscription in brown ink and total of letters in black ink, (H. I, 1).
On off-white laid paper with watermark: R. ROMANI and coat of arms.

Inscription

Manuscript inscription: Below image in pen and brown and black ink: "Felipe III Rey de Espana. 21 / Pintura de D.n Diego Velázquez. Del tamaño del natural en el R.l Palacio de Madrid, dibujada y 74 / grabada por D.ñ Fran.co Goya, Pintor, año de 1778. 40”;
Verso, in red chalk: “3” and “24 todas”

Markings

WM: ' "R ROMANI" and coat of arms

Provenance

Valentín Carderera y Solano (?), Madrid (1796-1880); Sir William Stirling (later Stirling-Maxwell), Bart of Keir (1818-1878); Brigadier-General Archibald Stirling, of Keir; Colnaghi, London; Purchased by MFA, Boston (Lugt 282), through Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); Purchased Sept. 13, 1951.

Credit Line

1951 Purchase Fund