Margarita de Austria, Queen of Spain, on Horseback

Margaret of Austria

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 006, III, 2; Delteil 07: Gassier and Wilson 92

Dimensions

Platemark: 37 x 31 cm (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.) Sheet: 46.5 x 36.8 cm (18 5/16 x 14 1/2 in.) (trimmed)

Accession Number

1974.226

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint, with engraved inscription; completed plate

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Completed plate, 19th century printing, with drypoint, and engraved letters, before bevel (H. III, 2 “second edition”?).
Mounted on cream machine-made wove paper

Inscription

Engraved below image: "D. MARGARITA DE AUSTRIA REYNA DE ESPAÑA, MUGER DE PHELIPE III. / Pintura de D. Diego Velazquez de tamaño del natural en el Real Palacio de MADRID, dibujada y grabada por D. Fran.co Goya Pintor, año de1778.

Note: the "co" in "Franco" should be superscript

Markings

No visible watermark;
W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955), Boston, stamp (not in L.) brown, verso

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955), Boston, his bequest; accessioned by MFA, April 10,1974

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen