Un torero monté sur les épaules d'un chulo lanceado un taureau. (A bullfighter, mounted on the shoulders of an assistant, spearing a bull); rejected plate [D] 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 240, III, 3; Delteil 0260


Sheet: 33.5 x 47.3 cm (13 3/16 x 18 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, lavis and mottled tint, drypoint, and burin; posthumous printing

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



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 7 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…”


PDP Watermark Type: Fragment of Arches


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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen