Palenque de los moros hecho con burros para defenderse del toro embolado. (Barricades that the Moors made with donkeys to defend themselves from a bull with covered horns); from the series "Tauromaquia" (Bullfighting), plate 17

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 220, I, 1; Delteil 0240

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.5 x 35.2 cm (9 5/8 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.706

Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, burin, and light scratches; working proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof before burnished aquatint (H. I, 1).

Markings

SERRA

Provenance

Lhardy, Madrid; Provôt, Paris; M. Gobin, Paris (b. 1883); Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA; from whom purchased through R. M. Light, Boston, June 12, 1974 (original vote June 13, 1973)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by George C. Seybolt and the M. and M. Karolik Fund