In dark brown ink at top: [HESPERE] QVIS [CAELO] LVCET [FELICIOR IGNIS] / CA[EL]O [LUCET] FELICIOR I[GNIS] (mostly illegible, second line crossed-out; corresponds with inscription from later state); In brown ink, on pedestal, bottom left: Velasques Pinxit.
Marks and Labels
Some diagonal hatching in brown ink, on pedestal at bottom.
Professor Leo Steinberg, New York; gift to NGA, 2011.
- Murillo: The Self-Portraits, The Frick Collection, New York, 2017.
- Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger: no. 82, undesc. proof before letters