Felipe IV, King of Spain, on Horseback

Philip IV

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


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


Medium or Technique

Etching, inscribed with pen and brown ink; working proof

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



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


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.


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