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Good Priest, Where Was It Celebrated? (Buen sacerdote, ¿donde se ha celebrado?)

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Inscription

(a) Recto:u.r., brush and gray wash," 85.";Below image in pen and brown ink: "es b(h)erano y ala luna, toman el fresco, y se espulgan/ al tiento" (b) Verso: u.l. brush and gray wash, "86"; below image in pen and brown ink "Buen sacerdote ¿ donde se ha celebrado?"

Provenance

Javier Goya; Mariano Goya; V. Carderera; F. de Madrazo; Clementi-Vannutelli (Rome, 1834-1894) (bought c.1875); Carlo Sesteri, dealer in Rome; sold to Colnaghi, London 20 March 1963; sold to MFA June 1963

Credit Line

Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund

Man Pulling Up his Breeches, page 86 (verso) of double-sided drawing from the " Madrid Sketchbook" (Journal-Album B)

1796–97

Catalogue Raisonné

Gassier I, no. 68; GW 0444

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.7 x 14.4 cm (9 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.984b

Medium or Technique

Double sided drawing; recto: brush and gray and black washes, with pen and brown ink inscription, pink mount / verso: brush and gray and black washes, with pen and brown ink inscription, pink mount

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