1787. Pen, Ferrobolic ink on verjured paper, 210 x 153 mm. Un exposed

Letter from Francisco de Goya to Martín Zapater (1746-1803), his childhood friend in Zaragoza, with reference to a consultation for Martín Goicoechea concerning the validity of the classicist style, supported by the testimony of the sculptor Joaquín Aralí; news of the commission of three canvases for the convent of Santa Ana de Valladolid; impressions of the goodness of mules and saloon; and allusion to kinetic affinity.