El célebre Fernando del Toro, barilarguero, obligando á la fiera con su carrocha. (The celebrated picador, Fernando del Toro, draws the fierce beast on with his pique); from the series "Tauromaquia" (Bullfighting), plate 27

Drawn and etched 1815–16; published 1816
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 230, III, 1; Delteil 0250

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.2 x 35 cm (9 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.) Sheet: 32.3 x 44.5 cm (12 11/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1974.283

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, lavis (?), burin, and drypoint; first edition

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

First edition, published 1816 (H. III, 1).

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: No watermark

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955), Boston; bequest April 1974

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen