1785. Pen, Ferrogalic ink on verjured paper, 205 x 145 mm. Un exposed

Letter from Francisco de Goya to Martín Zapater (1746-1803), his childhood friend in Zaragoza, with acknowledgement of receipt of the hunting dog and the shotgun of Zapater, and announcement of the appointment as lieutenant director of painting of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, vacant position for the death of the painter Andrés de la Calleja.