Felipe III, King of Spain, on Horseback

Phillip III, King of Spain

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 005, III, 1; Delteil 06; Gassier and Wilson 90

Dimensions

Platemark: 37 x 31 cm (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.) Sheet: 51.4 x 39 cm (20 1/4 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1974.225

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint, with engraved inscription on wove paper; completed plate, first edition

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Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Completed plate, with 2nd etching, drypoint, and engraved letters, before bevel (H. III, 1 “first edition”).
No visible watermark

Inscription

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

Markings

On verso: stamp in brown ink of W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955), Boston, (Lugt 3493), including accession number in graphite

Provenance

William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 — d. 1955; Lugt 3593),Boston; 1974, bequest to MFA (Accession Date: April 10, 1974)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen