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De los Moros (the Moors)

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Inscription

U.r. in burin: 3

Provenance

Eleanor A. Sayre, Cambridge, MA; bequest to MFA

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre

The moors settled in Spain, giving up the superstitions of the Koran, adopted this art of hunting, and spear a bull in the open.

Tauromaquia (Bullfighting) 3

De los Moros (the Moors)

Drawn and etched about 1815–16, published 1816

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 206, III (first edition)

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.0 x 35.0 cm (9 7/16 x 13 3/4 in.) Sheet: 9.2 x 39 cm (11 1/2 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.521

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin, first edition

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