Francisco de Goya (aka Francisco de Goya y Lucientes)(Fuendetodos, Spain, March 30, 1746 - April 16, 1828, Bordeaux, France)
La Tauromaquia, 1st edition, plate 9, Un caballero español mata un toro después de haber perdido el caballo (A Spanish nobleman killing a bull after losing his mount), 1815-1816
Etching and aquatint on paper
8 x 12 1/4 in. (20.32 x 31.12 cm)
According to Moratin, early bullfighters were noblemen who faced the bull on foot only when forced to do so. Here, the nobleman, his horse wounded, thrusts his sword into the bull.
This object has the following keywords:
- Image Dimensions: 8 x 12 1/4 in. (20.32 x 31.12 cm)
- Plate Dimensions: 9 9/16 x 13 3/4 in. (24.29 x 34.93 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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