Woman Carried off by a Horse; from the "Disparates" series, plate 10

Woman Seized by a Horse

Drawn and etched about 1815–17; printed about 1863–64
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 257, II, 2; Delteil 0211


Platemark: 24.5 x 35.5 cm (9 5/8 x 14 in.) Sheet: 35.1 x 48.4 cm (13 13/16 x 19 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, lavis (?), drypoint, and fine tonal scratches; posthumous trial proof

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Red/brown ink, plate tone, bevel.
Posthumous trial proof for the Academia de San Fernando, about 1863-1864 (H. II, 2).

The preferred series title “Disparates” (Follies) is derived from manuscript titles containing the word “Disparate” on fourteen of the working proofs, of which this is one. Beruete and others invented titles containing “Disparate” for the rest, except “Modo de volar” (no. 13).


Katherine Eliot Bullard (1866-1920), Boston; gift December 1914

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Katherine Eliot Bullard