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La Tauromaquia, 1st edition, plate 5, El animoso moro Gazul es el primer que lanceó toros en regla (The daring Moor Gazul was the first to spear bulls by a set of rules)

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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 5, El animoso moro Gazul es el primer que lanceó toros en regla (The daring Moor Gazul was the first to spear bulls by a set of rules), 1815-1816
Etching and aquatint on paper
8 1/8 x 12 1/8 in. (20.64 x 30.8 cm)

Creation Place: Europe, Spanish
Technique: Etching and aquatint
Credit Line: Walter and Elise Mosher Memorial Fund
Accession Number: P98.4.6

Commentary
Gazul, a legendary Moorish nobleman, is mentioned in Moratin's test. By eliminating all spatial pionts of reference, Goya focuses attention on the dramatic intersection of horse and bull. The sharp light/dark contrast of the animal forms further intensifies the confrontation.

Dimensions
Plate: 9 5/8 x 13 7/8.

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