Aesop

Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes, Spanish, 1746 - 1828, after Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez, Spanish, 1599 - 1660

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1778

Etching on wove paper

Plate: 11 7/8 × 8 9/16 in. (30.1 × 21.8 cm)

Sheet: 12 1/4 × 9 in. (31.1 × 22.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund

PR.998.55

Geography/Culture

Europe, Spain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, upper right: AESOPVS; inscribed, in plate, bottom left to right: Sarada y gravada del Quadro original de D. Diego Velazquez que existe en el R. Palacio de Madrid por D. Franico Goya Pintor, / ano de 1778. Representa a Esopo el Fabulador de la estatura natural. Stamped, in black ink, lower right corner: R. mx [in oval]; stamped, on reverse, in blue ink, lower right: [collector‘s mark with the motto NEMINI CREDO in a crowned cirle, Lugt 1940]

Publication History

Eleanor A. Sayre, The Changing Image: Prints by Francisco Goya, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, National Gallery of Canada, 1974-5, no. 11.

Provenance

Roger Marx (Lugt 2229); Unidentified collector (Lugt 1940); C. G. Boerner Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1998.

Catalogue Raisonne

Harris II, 13, III

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