Francisco de Goya (aka Francisco de Goya y Lucientes)(Fuendetodos, Spain, March 30, 1746 - April 16, 1828, Bordeaux, France)
La Tauromaquia, 1st edition, plate 24, El mismo Ceballos montado sobre un toro quiebra rejones en la plaza de Madrid (The very same Ceballos mounted on a bull breaking short lances in the ring at Madrid), 1815-1816
Etching and aquatint on paper
8 x 12 3/16 in. (20.32 x 30.96 cm)
One of the prescribed stages of bullfighting involved the matador's mounting the bull to drive in his rejones (short lances). Numerous contemporary accounts mention Ceballos' skill in this particular move, which appears to have been his speciality.
This object has the following keywords:
- Image Dimensions: 8 x 12 3/16 in. (20.32 x 30.96 cm)
- Plate Dimensions: 9 9/16 x 13 13/16 in. (24.29 x 35.08 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
- Sheet Dimensions: 10 7/16 x 15 1/8 in. (26.51 x 38.42 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
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