Un cavalier espagnol brisant des 'rejoncillos' avec l'aide des chulos. (A Spanish mounted knight breaking short spears with the help of assistants); rejected plate [A] for the series "Tauromaquia" (Bullfighting)

Drawn and etched 1815–16; printed 1876
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828), Printer Loizelet (French, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 237, III, 3; Delteil 0257

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.5 x 49.2 cm (12 13/16 x 19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1974.290

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished sulfur tint, mottled tint, or aquatint, drypoint, and burin; posthumous printing

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Posthumous printing, Paris, 1876 edition by Loizelet (H. III, 3).

This plate was never published by Goya and the reverse was used to make plate 1 of the published series. It was first published with a French title in Paris by Loizelet in 1876 with the rest of the series with the title “La Taureaumachie/ Receuil de quarante estampes inventées et gravées à l’eau-forte/ Par Don Francisco Goya y Lucientes/ Paris/ Loizelet, Rue des Beaux-Arts, 12” or “La Tauromachie/ Receuil de Quarante Estampes/ Representant/ Différentes manieres et feintes de l’art de combattre les Taureaux…”

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Watermark: fragment of Arches

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen