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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 29, Pepe Illo haciendo el recorte al toro (Pepe Illo paying his respects to the bull), 1815-1816
Etching and aquatint on paper
7 7/8 x 12 3/16 in. (20 x 30.96 cm)

Creation Place: Europe, Spanish
Technique: Etching and aquatint
Credit Line: Walter and Elise Mosher Memorial Fund
Accession Number: P98.4.30

Commentary
Pepe Illo, the most famous matador in Seville, was also the author La Touromaquia, an important document on the art of the bullfight in which he describes the scene shown here. Illo makes the suerte de recorte, a flourish of the cape that confuses the bull, forcing it to "curtsy." In turn, Illo bows to the animal whose wild eyes reflect its fear.

Catalogue Raisonné
Harris 232.

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Dimensions
  • Image Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 12 3/16 in. (20 x 30.96 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 3/16 in. (26.83 x 38.58 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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