Skip to main content

Maures combattant un taureau "embollado" et s'abritant derrière des ânes.: P.1159-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maures combattant un taureau "embollado" et s'abritant derrière des ânes.
Translated as: The Moors use donkeys as a barrier to defend themselves against the bull whose horns have been tipped with balls.
La Taureaumachie - Plate 17


Printmaker: Goya y Lucientes, Francisco José de
Printer: Beillet, A.
Publisher: Loizelet, Eugène



Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-12) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


Production date: AD 1876 : Published in 1876


Plate 17 from the third edition of La Tauromaquia: La Taureaumachie, Recueil de Quarante Estampes Inventées et Gravées à l'Eau-forte par Don Francisco Goya y Lucientes, Paris, Loizelet, Rue des Beaux-Arts, 12.

Third state, on Arches paper

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 244 mm Width 351 mm
Sheet Height 328 mm Width 490 mm

Techniques used in production

Burnishing (printmaking)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 17
  • Location: Plate upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1159-R
Primary reference Number: 2844
Harris (Goya): 220 III.3
Delteil: 240
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Maures combattant un taureau "embollado" et s'abritant derrière des ânes." Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-07-14 07:45:11

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Maures combattant un taureau "embollado" et s'abritant derrière des ânes. |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-14 07:45:11|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...