Un Enano de S. Phelipe IV (A Dwarf in the Court of Philip IV)

The Dwarf, Diego de Acedo (known as "el Primo") at the Court of Felipe IV
Jester in the Court of Philip IV

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 016, III, 1; Delteil 019

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.5 x 15.5 cm (8 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.) Sheet: 25 x 17 cm (9 13/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1226

Medium or Technique

Etching with engraved letters; completed plate

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Completed plate, with engraved letters, before bevel, early 19th century (H. 16, III, 1).

Inscription

Engraved, below image: Sacada y gravada del Quadro original de D. Diego Velazquez en que representa al vivo un / Enano del S. Phelipe IV, por D. Francisco Goya Pintor. Existe en el R.l Palacio de Madrid / Año de 1778

Provenance

Philippe Burty (1830-1890), Paris, stamp (Lugt 413) sale of April 27, 1876 by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, lot 694, Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816–d. 1896), New York (Lugt 870); October 21, 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA. (Accession date: March 23, 2018)

NOTE:
Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund