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Tauromaquia (Bullfighting), 17

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Inscription

U.r. in burin: 17

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre

Tauromaquia (Bullfighting), 17

The Moors use donkeys as a barrier to defend themselves against the bull whose horns have been tipped with balls.

Drawn and etched 1815–16; published 1816

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 220, III, 1 (first ed.); Delteil 0240

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.3 x 35.6 cm (9 9/16 x 14 in.) Sheet: 29.8 x 42 cm (11 3/4 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.523

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint, burin and scratches, first edition

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