Blind Man Tossed on the Horns of a Bull (A VEUGLE ENLEVE SUR LES CORNES D'UN TAUREAU)

Dios se lo pague a Usted
Barbara Dibersion

1800–04
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 025, II; Delteil 024

Dimensions

Platemark: 17.5 x 21.5 cm (6 7/8 x 8 7/16 in.) Sheet: 21.8 x 32.5 cm (8 9/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1231

Medium or Technique

Etching and burnished aquatint, sulfur tint, or corrosion; posthumous trial proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Posthumous trial proof, before letters, printed before 1867 (H. 25, II).

Markings

Verso stamps: Ph. Burty (1830-1890), Paris stamp, recto (L. 413); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896) stamp (L. 1309), ; acquired 1897, MFA, Boston, Harvey D. Parker Collection, stamp (L. 1870),

Provenance

Philippe Burty (1830-1890), Paris, stamp (Lugt 413) sale of April 27, 1876 by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, lot 694, Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816–d. 1896), New York (Lugt 870); October 21, 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA. (Accession date: March 23, 2018)

NOTE:
Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund