Menippus (Moenippus), the Philosopher

MENIPO FILOSOFO
MOENIPPUS

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 014, I, 1; Delteil 017

Dimensions

Platemark: 30 x 22 cm (11 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Sheet: 35.3 x 26.4 cm (13 7/8 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.1227

Medium or Technique

Etching, working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before drypoint letters and engraved letters (H. 14, I, 1).

Provenance

Lefort; Peoli (1894); Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816–d. 1896), New York (Lugt 870); October 21, 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA. (Accession date: March 23, 2018)

NOTE:
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