A False Bacchus Crowning Some Drunkards, ca. 1778

  • Francisco Goya, Spanish, 1746-1828
  • Diego Rodríguez de Silva Velázquez, Spanish, 1599-1660

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 12 5/8 × 17 1/8 inches (32.1 × 43.5 cm) Sheet: 16 5/8 × 20 7/8 inches (42.2 × 53 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S556

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Men
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Drinking vessels
  • Etching
  • Crown (headdress)
  • Bacchus

Stamp, in brown, verso: J. PEOLI (Lugt 2020)

Inscribed, in plate, below image: Pintura de Don Diego Velazquez con figuras del tamano natural en el Real Palacio de Madrid, que representa un BACO fingido coronado algunos borrachos: dibujada y grabada por D. Francisco Goya, Pintor Ano de 1778. Inscribed, in ink, verso: H Z y CGR

May 1894, J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Francisco Goya; after Diego Rodríguez de Silva Velázquez, A False Bacchus Crowning Some Drunkards, ca. 1778, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S556.