La Tauromaquia ó arte de torear (The Bullfight, or the Art of Contesting Bulls)

Engraved by Bosque (Spanish, 18th century), After Alcantara (Spanish, 18th century), Author José Delgado y Galvez (Spanish, 1754–1801), Printer Manuel Ximenez Carreño (Spanish, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Cadiz, Spain

Catalogue Raisonné

Palau 70063


Overall: 20.6 x 15.1 x 0.5 cm (8 1/8 x 5 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one engraving

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Cadiz: Manuel Ximenez Carreño, 1796) Quarto; 30 leaves, plus plate; contemporary [?] marbled paper wraps.

Portrait of author with dead bull

Cadiz: Manuel Ximenez Carreño, 1796


Eleanor A. Sayre, Cambridge, MA (Curator of Prints, MFA), by whom bequeathed to MFA, October 23, 2002.

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre