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
Harris 016, III, 1; Delteil 019
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.)
Medium or Technique
Etching with engraved letters; completed plate
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Completed plate, with engraved letters, before bevel, early 19th century (H. 16, III, 1).
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
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)
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.
Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund