Seated Giant

by 1818
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 029, I, 1; Delteil 035, I; Gassier & Wilson 0985


Platemark and sheet: 28.5 x 21.0 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Aquatint with burnishing and scraping (first state)

Out on Loan

On display at Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, October 7, 2018 – January 6, 2019


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Working proof, first state before additional burnishing outside of right arm of giant, which reduces arm’s width and lightens houses in foreground settlement (Harris 29, I, 1).


Mid-19th century, possibly Samuel Leith, Edinburgh. Nicholas Drummond, England; July 7, 1964, Nicholas Drummond and others sale, Sotheby’s, London, lot 265, to “Patch”. Private collection, Zurich. Richard H. Zinser (dealer, b. 1884 - d. 1984), Forest Hills, NY; 1965, sold by Zinser to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 13, 1965)

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard