1781. Pen, Ferrogalic ink on verjured paper, 206 x 152 mm. Un exposed

Letter from Francisco de Goya to Martín Zapater (1746-1803), his childhood friend in Zaragoza, with information on the loan of thirty shields advanced by Zapater to the painter's brother, Tomás Goya. Farewell of brothers Francisco and Ramón Bayeu, brothers-in-law of Goya. Impressions about hunting days. Brief announcement of the bullfighting season. Presentation of sketches of the painting for San Francisco el Grande to José Moñino, Count of Floridablanca, First Secretary of State. Mention of the daughter of Manuel Yoldi, a friend of Goya and Zapater.