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Pedro Romero Killing the Bull He Has Subdued

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PDP Watermark Type: J. Honig and Zoonen beehive


Eugene Loizelet (b. 1842 - d. 1882), Paris [see note 1]. 1869, Paul Lefort, Paris; January 28-29, 1869, Lefort sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris lot 123. Sophie Jay (b. about 1840), Frankfurt. Colnaghi, London. By 1940, Philip Hofer (b. 1898 - d. 1984), Cambridge, MA [see note 1]; 1974, sold by Philip Hofer, through R. M. Light (dealer), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1974) NOTES: [1] According to Hofer. [2] Hofer’s collection of Goya prints was first offered to the MFA on June 13, 1973.

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Gift of Frederick J. Kennedy Memorial Foundation

Pedro Romero Killing a Bull that He Has Subdued Preparatory drawing for the etching, Tauromaquia, plate 30 (Pedro Romero matando á toro parado)

about 1816

Catalogue Raisonné

Gassier II, no. 272


Sheet: 18.7-19.5 x 28.3-28.7 cm (7 11/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Red chalk on cream laid paper


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