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Un caballero español mata un toro despues de haber perdido el caballo.: P.53-1937

Object information

Titles

Un caballero español mata un toro despues de haber perdido el caballo.
Translated as: A Spanish knight kills the bull after having lost his horse.
La Tauromaquia - Plate 9

Maker(s)

Goya y Lucientes, Francisco José de (Printmaker)

Measurements and weight

Height: 204 mm
Width: 311 mm

Relative size of this object

31.1 m20.4 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1816

Note

Plate 9 from the first edition of La Tauromaquia, set of 33 plates made for Goya in 1816.

Third state, on Sierra paper, cut impression

School or Style

Spanish

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

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: signed in reverse

  • Text: Goya
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.53-1937
Primary reference Number: 2500
Harris (Goya): 212 III.1
Delteil: 232 IV
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Un caballero español mata un toro despues de haber perdido el caballo." Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2500 Accessed: 2022-06-27 08:58:40

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