Felipe III, King of Spain, on Horseback

Phillip III, King of Spain

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 005, III, 2; Delteil 06


Platemark: 37 x 31 cm (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.) Sheet: 44.2 x 38.1 cm (17 3/8 x 15 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint, with engraved inscription; completed plate; off-white wove paper

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Europe, Prints and Drawings



Completed plate, 19th century printing. With 2nd etching, drypoint, and engraved letters, before bevel (H. III, 2 “second edition”?). Black ink, slight plate tone


Engraved below image: “FELIPE III, REY DE ESPANA / Pintura de D. Diego Velázquez, del tamaño del natural, en el R.l Palacio de Madrid, dibujada y grabada por D. Fran.co Goya, Pintur año de 1778”


Valentín Carderera y Solano (?), Madrid (1796-1880); Sir William Stirling (later Stirling-Maxwell), Bart of Keir (1818-1878); Brigadier-General Archibald Stirling, of Keir; Colnaghi, London; Purchased by MFA, Boston (Lugt 282), through Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); Purchased Sept. 13, 1951.

Credit Line

1951 Purchase Fund