Bullfight in a Divided Ring; from the so-called "Bulls of Bordeaux" series of four lithographs

1825
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828), Printer Cyprien Charles Marie Nicholas Gaulon (French (Bordeaux), 1777 – 1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 286, II; Delteil 289: Gassier & Wilson 1710

Dimensions

Image): 30.5 x 41.2 cm (12 x 16 1/4 in.) Sheet: 45.5 x 56.9 cm (17 15/16 x 22 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10658

Medium or Technique

Crayon lithograph and scraper, on wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Lithograph. Printed by Gaulon, Bordeaux. These four bullfighting images [21.10658, 21.10657, 21.10656, 21.10655] are usually referred to as the “Bulls of Bordeaux.”

Printed by Gaulon, Bordeaux, November 17, 29, and December 23, 1825. These four bullfighting images [21.10656, 21.10657, 21.10658, 21.10655] are usually referred to as the “Bulls of Bordeaux”
Edition size: 100

Inscription

In stone, within image, left of center: Goya

Signed

Signed In stone, within image, left of center: Goya

Markings

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

Provenance

Edmond Sagot (b. 1857- d. 1917), Paris; Maurice Le Garrec (son of Sagot), Paris; 1921, purchased by MFA (Accession Date: December 31, 1921)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund