La desgraciada muerte de Pepe Illo en la plaza de Madrid. (The ill-fated death of 'Pepe Hillo' in the Madrid ring); from the series "Tauromaquia" (Bullfighting), plate 33

Drawn and etched about 1815; published 1816
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 236, III, 1; Delteil 0256: Gassier & Wilson 1216

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.7 x 35.1 cm (9 3/4 x 13 13/16 in.) Sheet: 32.1 x 44.3 cm (12 5/8 x 17 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.289

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint, and burin, on laid paper ; first edition

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

Markings

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

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