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Tauromaquia (The Bullfight)

Modo con que los antiguos españoles cazaban los toros á caballo en el campo. (The way in which the ancient Spaniards hunted bulls on horseback in the open country); from the series "Tauromaquia" (Bullfighting), plate 1

Drawn and etched about 1815–16; printed: late 19th to early 20th century
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 204, III, 3-4; Delteil 0224


Sheet: 31.3 x 45.5 cm (12 5/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and drypoint, with added roulette; posthumous printing

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Posthumous printing, late 19th-early 20th c. (prior to 1910) printing (H. III, 3-4).


Francis Bullard (1862-1913), Boston
Date acquired, 1/1/1910 [exact to month]

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Bullard