Palenque de los moros hecho con burros para defenderse del toro embolado. (Barricades that the Moors made with donkeys to defend themselves from a bull with covered horns); from the series "Tauromaquia" (Bullfighting), plate 17

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 220, I, 1; Delteil 0240

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.5 x 35.2 cm (9 5/8 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.706

Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, burin, and light scratches; working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof before burnished aquatint (H. I, 1).

Markings

SERRA

Provenance

Lhardy, Madrid; Provôt, Paris; M. Gobin, Paris (b. 1883); Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA; from whom purchased through R. M. Light, Boston, June 12, 1974 (original vote June 13, 1973)

Credit Line

Gift of George C. Seybolt and the M. and M. Karolik Fund