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El célebre Fernando del Toro, barilarguero, obligando á la fiera con su garrocha.: P.71-1937

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El célebre Fernando del Toro, barilarguero, obligando á la fiera con su garrocha.
Translated as: The celebrated picador, Fernando del Toro, draws the fierce beast on with his pique.
La Tauromaquia - Plate 27


Printmaker: Goya y Lucientes, Francisco José de



Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 204 mm
Width: 319 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1816


Plate 27 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

Burnishing (printmaking)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.71-1937
Primary reference Number: 2530
Harris (Goya): 230 III.1
Delteil: 250 IV
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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