Los moros establecidos en España, prescindiendo de las supersticiones de su Alcorán, adoptaron esta caza y arte, y lancean un toro en el campo. (The moors settled in Spain...); from the series "Tauromaquia" (Bullfighting), plate 3

The moors settled in Spain, giving up the superstitions of the Koran, adopted this art of hunting, and spear a bull in the open.
Tauromaquia (Bullfighting) 3
De los Moros (the Moors)

Drawn and etched about 1815–16, published 1816
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 206, III (first edition)

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.0 x 35.0 cm (9 7/16 x 13 3/4 in.) Sheet: 9.2 x 39 cm (11 1/2 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.521

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin, first edition

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

U.r. in burin: 3

Provenance

Eleanor A. Sayre, Cambridge, MA; bequest to MFA

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre