Francisco de Goya
Don Ramón de Posada y Soto
oil on canvas
110.2 x 85.7 cm (43 3/8 x 33 3/4 in)
Don Jose Mari Perez Caballero, Madrid , Spain; by inheritance c. 1915 to Dona Pilar Perez Caballero de Cosmas, Madrid. .Dr. Gomez, Madrid, Spain; on consignment in 1914 with (Ricadro de Madrazo); Dr. C.F. L. de Wild in 1914;  (Durand-Ruel, Paris and New York) on joint account with (M. Knoedler & Co., New York);sold to (A.W.Erickson, New York) on 5 January 1927. Forsyth Wickes, Newport, RI. (Wildenstein, Paris and New York) by 1950;  sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 24 September 1953; gift to Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco in 1961, no 61.44.26.  Ricardo de Madrazo was Durand-Ruel's agent in Madrid De Wild was probably selling for Madrazo.  According to M. Knoedler and Co Records, Getty Research Center, call number 2012.M.54, Series I, Box 6 and Series IV, box 115. Knoedler's stock no. 13489.  Exhibited at Wildenstein and Co., A Loan Exhibition of Goya for the Benefit of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 9 November -16 December 1950, p. 17, Cat. No. 12.