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The Ladies-in-Waiting (Las Meninas)

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Provenance

General Sir John Meade [life dates?]; Sir William Stirling-Maxwell, Baronet of Keir (1818-1878); by inheritance to his son Brigadier-General Archibald Stirling (b. 1867 - d. 1931); 1951 purchased from Colnaghi & Co. [by Philip Hofer on behalf of the MFA?] by the MFA. General Sir John Meade; Sir William Stirling (later Stirling-Maxwell), Baronet of Keir (1818-1878); Brigadier-General Archibald Stirling, Purchased 1951, MFA, Boston, stamp (L. 282).

Credit Line

1951 Purchase Fund

1778–79

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 017, I, 4; Delteil 05; GW 0107

Dimensions

Platemark: 40.5 x 32.5 cm (15 15/16 x 12 13/16 in.) Sheet: 46 x 35.4 cm (18 1/8 x 13 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1699

Medium or Technique

Etching, lavis over sulfur tint and/or crayon manner, drypoint, burin, and roulette; working proof, fifth state (unique)

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