Menippus (Moenippus), the Philosopher

MENIPO FILOSOFO
MOENIPPUS

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 014, III, 1; Delteil 017

Dimensions

Platemark: 30 x 22 cm (11 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Sheet: 41.2 x 29.3 cm (16 1/4 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P19362

Medium or Technique

Etching, with engraved letters; completed plate

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Completed plate, with engraved letters, without bevel, printed 18th century (H. 14, III, 1).

Markings

Ph. Burty (1830-1890), Paris stamp, recto (L. 413 and L. 2071); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896) stamp (L. 1309), verso; acquired 1897, MFA, Boston, Harvey D. Parker Collection, stamp (L. 1870), verso

Provenance

Ph. Burty (1830-1890), Paris stamp, recto (L. 413 and L. 2071); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896) stamp (L. 1309), verso; acquired 1897, MFA, Boston, Harvey D. Parker Collection, stamp (L. 1870), verso

Philippe Burty (1830-1890), Paris, stamp (L. 413 and 2071) sale of April 27, 1876 by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, lot 693. Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816–d. 1896), New York; 1897, sold by the Sewall collection to the MFA , Oct. 21, 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund