Felipe IV, King of Spain, on Horseback

Philip IV

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 007, I, 1; Delteil 08: G & W 93

Dimensions

Platemark: 37 x 31 cm (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.) Sheet: 63 x 44 cm (24 13/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1704

Medium or Technique

Etching, inscribed with pen and brown ink; working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before additional etching and engraved inscription, with handwritten inscription (H. I, 1).
On cream laid paper

Inscription

In pen and brown ink, below image, outside pm: “Felipe IV Rey de España. / Pintura de D.n Diego Velázquez del tamaño del natural en el R.l Palacio de Madrid, dibujada 74 / y grabada por D.n Fran. co de Goya. Pintor. Año de 1778.”
On verso: various later inscriptions and MFA stamp.

Provenance

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