Dreadful Events That Occurred in the Front Rows at the Ring of Madrid, and the Death of the Mayor of Torrejón (Desgracias acaecidas en el tendido de la plaza de Madrid, y muerte del alcalde de Torrejon) Tauromaquia 21

1815–1816
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 224, III, 1; Delteil 0244; Gassier & Wilson 1192

Dimensions

Platemark: 23.5 x 35 cm (9 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.) Sheet: 32 x 44.1 cm (12 5/8 x 17 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1974.277

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint with burnishing, on laid paper; ffirst edition

Out on Loan

On display at Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, October 7, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

Inscription

Upper right in etching: 21

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