Temeridad de Martincho en la plaza de Zaragoza. (Martincho's recklessness in the ring at Zaragoza); from the series "Tauromaquia" (Bullfighting), plate 18

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 221, III, 1; Delteil 241; Gassier & Wilson 1186

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.5 x 35.2 cm (9 5/8 x 13 7/8 in.) Sheet: 25.8 x 36.5 cm (10 3/16 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.1173

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint with burnishing 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 ledger no. (30826) in graphite.

Provenance

Probably Francis Bullard (b. 1862 - d. 1913) Boston, 1913 by inheritence to his siter Katherine Eliot Bullard (b. 1866- d. 1920), Boston; 1920, by inheritance to her cousin, Ellen Twistleton Bullard (b. 1865–d. 1959), Boston; 1925, gift of Ellen Twistleton Bullard to the MFA (Accession Date: Nov. 1, 1925.).

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen T. Bullard