1784. Pen, Chinese ink on verjured paper, 207 x 150 mm. Un exposed

Letter from Francisco de Goya to Martín Zapater (1746-1803), his childhood friend in Zaragoza, with mention of the equestrian portrait of María Teresa Vallabriga, wife of the infante Luis de Borbón; forecasts for the presentation of the paintings of San Francisco el Grande in Madrid; neglected in the delivery by Mariano Ferrer or in Zapater's collection of flower designs that should have been transferred from Valencia to the drawing school of Zaragoza, directed by Martín Goicoechea, and repeated promise to paint a painting of the Virgin on Zapater's behalf.