(Fuendetodos, Spain, March 30, 1746 - April 16, 1828, Bordeaux, France)
La Tauromaquia, 1st edition, plate 19, Otra locura suya en la misma plaza (Another stunt by Martincho in the same ring),
Etching and aquatint on paper
8 1/16 x 12 1/2 in. (20.48 x 31.75 cm)
Etching and aquatint
Walter and Elise Mosher Memorial Fund
Another of Martincho's renowned tricks--leaping ove the bull with legs shackled--is shown here. Although such jumps served no real purpose, they were breathtaking to watch. Goya probably witnessed the feat after 1775, when he moved to Madrid.
Plate: 9 1/2 x 13 3/4.
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