Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain, on Horseback
Margarita de Austria Reyna de España, Muger de Felipe III
Harris 006, III, 1; Delteil 007: Gassier and Wilson 92
Platemark: 37 x 31 cm (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.) Sheet: 46 x 38.8 cm (18 1/8 x 15 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching and drypoint with engraved inscription on laid paper; completed plate, first edition
Not On View
Completed plate with drypoint and engraved letters, before bevel (H. III, 1 “first edition”).; Off-white laid paper
Engraved below image: "D. MARGARITA DE AUSTRIA REYNA DE ESPAÑA, MUGER DE PHELIPE III. / Pintura de D. Diego Velazquez de tamaño del natural en el Real Palacio de MADRID , dibujada y grabada por D. Franc.co Goya Pintor, año de 1778."
note: the "co" of "Franco" should be superscript
Verso: H.. F. Sewall stamp (Lugt 1309): MFA stamp of Parker collection (Lugt 18 70), with ledger no. (18305) in ink
Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816-d. 1896; cf. Lugt 1309), New York; 1896, by inheritance to his son, Charles Sewall (b. 1848-d. 1898); October 21, 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA [see Note 1]. (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