Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain, on Horseback

Margarita de Austria Reyna de España, Muger de Felipe III

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 006, III, 1; Delteil 007: Gassier and Wilson 92

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

97.1224

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Completed plate with drypoint and engraved letters, before bevel (H. III, 1 “first edition”).; Off-white laid paper

Inscription

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

Markings

Verso: H.. F. Sewall stamp (Lugt 1309): MFA stamp of Parker collection (Lugt 18 70), with ledger no. (18305) in ink

Provenance

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)

NOTES:
[1] 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.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund