Un caballero español en plaza quebrando rejoncillos sin auxilio de los chulos. (A Spanish noble, without help of assistants, breaks short rejónes (spears) in the plaza); from the series "Tauromaquia" (Bullfighting), plate 13

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 216, I, 1; Delteil 0236

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.5 x 35.2 cm (9 5/8 x 13 7/8 in.) Sheet: 32 x 43.5 cm (12 5/8 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.705

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint, working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof before burin and aquatint (H. I, 1).

Markings

SERRA

Provenance

M.G. Marti; Provôt; 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 Mrs. Christopher Tunnard in honor of Eleanor Sayre and Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen, by exchange