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Banderillas de fuego.: P.75-1937

Object information


Banderillas de fuego.
Translated as: Banderillas with firecrackers.
La Tauromaquia - Plate 31


Goya y Lucientes, Francisco José de (Printmaker)

Measurements and weight

Height: 211 mm
Width: 320 mm

Relative size of this object

32 m21.1 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


Production date: AD 1816


Plate 31 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


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 Drypoint Burnishing (printmaking) Engraving Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1815 / Goya
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.75-1937
Primary reference Number: 2537
Harris (Goya): 234 III.1
Delteil: 254 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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