Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain, on Horseback

Margarita de Austria Reyna de España, Muger de Felipe III

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


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


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



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. 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)

[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