El mismo vuelca un toro en la plaza de Madrid. (The same person [i.e. "Martincho"] makes a bull turn in the Madrid ring); from the series "Tauromaquia" (Bullfighting), plate 16

Tauromaquia (Bullfighting), 16

Drawn and etched 1815–16, printed about 1921
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 219, III, 5th edition; Delteil 0239


Platemark: 24.5 x 34.6 cm (9 5/8 x 13 5/8 in.) Sheet: 34.8 x 45 cm (13 11/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint, burin, and burnishing, impression from the fifth edition of 1921

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



reddish umber ink, heavy plate tone


L.r. blind stamp mark of head of Goya


Sold by Weyhe Gallery, New York, to Eleanor A. Sayre (b. 1916 - d. 2001), Cambridge, MA; 2002, bequest of Eleanore Sayre to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 23, 2002)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre