Fran.co Goya y Lucientes, Pintor Fran.co Goya y Lucientes, Pintor (Francisco Goya, Painter) Caprichos 1

Self-Portrait (Francisco Goya) Caprichos 1

1797-98
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 036, I, a; Delteil 038; G & W 451

Dimensions

Sheet trimmed to platemark: 20.5 x 14.4 cm (8 1/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.497

Medium or Technique

Etching, before aquatint and additional drypoint and engraving, touched with graphite and brown ink (mss notes posthumous); working proof before letters

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before letters, before aquatint, additional drypoint and burin work.. Harris 36, I, a.
The border is iron gall over graphite

Inscription

Inscription by a later hand, possibly Gayangos.

Signed

unsigned

Provenance

Javier Goya; Pasqual de Gayangos: 1856 William Stirling; Stirling-Maxwell, Pollok House, Glasgow; ? Philip Hofer, Cambridge. Eleanor A. Sayre (1916-2001), Cambridge, MA; bequest to MFA, October 23, 2002

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre