About This Artwork

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Spanish, 1746-1828

The Moors had settled in Spain, giving up the superstitions of the Koran, adopted this art of hunting, and spear a bull in the open, plate three from The Art of Bullfighting, 1814/16, published 1816

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin on ivory laid paper
200 x 314 mm (image); 245 x 352 mm (plate); 323 x 446 mm (sheet)

The Charles Deering Collection, 1927.3378.3

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