Picador Caught by a Bull; from the so-called "Bulls of Bordeaux" series of four lithographs

Bravo Toro

1825
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828), Printer Cyprien Charles Marie Nicholas Gaulon (French (Bordeaux), 1777 – 1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 284, II; Delteil 287: Gassier & Wilson 1708

Dimensions

Image: 31 x 41 cm (12 3/16 x 16 1/8 in.) Sheet: 45 x 55.9 cm (17 11/16 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

21.10656

Medium or Technique

Crayon iithograph and scraper, on wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

Signed

Signed In stone, l.l.: Goya

Markings

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

Provenance

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