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Origen de los arpones ó banderillas.: P.51-1937

Object information


Origen de los arpones ó banderillas.
Translated as: Origin of the harpoons or banderillas.
La Tauromaquia - Plate 7


Goya y Lucientes, Francisco José de (Printmaker)

Measurements and weight

Height: 201 mm
Width: 317 mm

Relative size of this object

31.7 m20.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937-12) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Production date: AD 1816


Plate 7 from the first edition of La Tauromaquia, set of 33 plates made for Goya in 1816.

Third state, on Sierra paper, cut impression

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Aquatint Burnishing (printmaking) Engraving Etching

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.51-1937
Primary reference Number: 2498
Harris (Goya): 210 III.1
Delteil: 230 IV
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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