Banderillas de fuego. (Banderillas with firecrackers); from the series "Tauromaquia" (Bullfighting), plate 31

Vandrillas de fuego

Drawn and etched about 1815; published 1816
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 234, III, 1; Delteil 0254: Gassier & Wilson 1212

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.4 x 35.2 cm (9 5/8 x 13 7/8 in.) Sheet: 32.3 x 44.8 cm (12 11/16 x 17 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1974.287

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished lavis (sulfur or mottled tint), resin and salt aquatint, drypoint, and burin, on laid paper; first edition

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

First edition, published 1816 (H. III, 1).

Markings

Verso: MFA stamp in brown ink (Lugt 282), with accession number in graphte

Provenance

William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 — d. 1955; Lugt 3593),Boston; 1974, bequest to MFA (Accession Date: April 10, 1974)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen