Francisco Goya (Self Portrait)

about 1783
Attributed to Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Gassier & Wilson 202: Gassier II, 316

Dimensions

Sheet: 11 x 8.1 cm (4 5/16 x 3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.699

Medium or Technique

Graphite heightened with black chalk,with stumping (rubbing) on cream laid paper Moderately textured, moderately thick, cream laid paper (4 horiz. chains with spacing of 27mm.)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

L.rl in black chalk: Goya

Markings

No watermark

Provenance

Javier Goya; Mariano Goya; V. Carderera y Solano, Madrid (1790-1880); Carderera heirs; Christopher Novis, July, 1959; to Frances and Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA; from whom purchased by MFA through Robert M. Light, Boston; vote to purchase June, 1973, purchased June 1974.

Credit Line

Gift of Frederick J. Kennedy Memorial Foundation