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Francisco de Goya (aka Francisco de Goya y Lucientes)

(Fuendetodos, Spain, March 30, 1746 - April 16, 1828, Bordeaux, France)

La Tauromaquia, 1st edition, plate 8, Cogida de un moro estando en la plaza (A Moor gored by a bull in the ring), 1815-1816
Etching and aquatint on paper
8 1/16 x 12 7/16 in. (20.48 x 31.59 cm)

Creation Place: Europe, Spanish
Technique: Etching and aquatint
Credit Line: Walter and Elise Mosher Memorial Fund
Accession Number: P98.4.9

This is the first of a number of images showing the goring of humans by bulls. Interestingly, the reverse situation is not seen: Goya never shows a matador triumphant over a dead animal. As in the previous plate, the artist seemes to indicates here his respect for the bull.

Catalogue Raisonné
Harris 211.

Watermark: "SERRA"

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  • Image Dimensions: 8 1/16 x 12 7/16 in. (20.48 x 31.59 cm)
  • Plate Dimensions: 9 9/16 x 13 13/16 in. (24.29 x 35.08 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
  • Sheet Dimensions: 10 9/16 x 15 1/8 in. (26.83 x 38.42 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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