El Famoso Americano, Mariano Ceballos; from the so-called "Bulls of Bordeaux" series of four lithographs

The Famous American, Mariano Ceballos (from the so-caled "Bulls of Bordeaux" series)

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 283, II; Delteil 286: Gassier & Wilson 1707


Image: 31 x 40.5 cm (12 3/16 x 15 15/16 in.) Image with letters: 33.5 x 40.5 cm (13 3/16 x 15 15.16 in) Sheet: 44.7 x 55.1 cm (17 5/8 x 21 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Crayon lithograph and scraper, on wove paper

Out on Loan

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


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Printed by Gaulon, Bordeaux, France 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


In stone, within image: Goya; In margin, l.l: Déposé; l. c:: El Famoso Americano, Mariano Ceballos; l.r.: lith. de Gaulon


Signed in stone, l.l: Goya


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


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