1784. Pen, Brown ink on verjured paper, 202 x 148 mm. Un exposed

Letter from Francisco de Goya to Martín Zapater (1746-1803), his childhood friend in Zaragoza, with information on the birth of Javier Goya, the only surviving son to the painter, and impressions of the favorable acceptance of the Preaching of St Bernardino of Siena after the presentation of the paintings of San Francisco el Grande.