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Le célèbre Fernando del Toro invitant le taureau avec sa lance: P.1169-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Le célèbre Fernando del Toro invitant le taureau avec sa lance
Translated as: The celebrated picador, Fernando del Toro, draws the fierce beast on with his pique.
La Taureaumachie - Plate 27


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 27 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 243 mm Width 350 mm
Sheet Height 327 mm Width 490 mm

Techniques used in production

Burnishing (printmaking)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 27
  • Location: Plate upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1169-R
Primary reference Number: 2855
Harris (Goya): 230 III.3
Delteil: 250
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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

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