Modo con que los antiguos españoles cazaban los toros á caballo en el campo. (The way in which the ancient Spaniards hunted bulls on horseback in the open country); from the series "Tauromaquia" (Bullfighting), plate 1

El modo con que antiguos españoles cazaban los Toros á caballo en el campo

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 204, III, 1; Delteil 0224


Platemark: 25 x 35.1 cm (9 13/16 x 13 13/16 in.) Sheet: 25.8 x 35.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and drypoint; first edition

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



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


No watermark


Katherine Eliot Bullard (1866-1920) Boston , Ellen Bullard (d. 1959), Boston; gift to MFA, 11/1/1925

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen T. Bullard