About This Artwork

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Spanish, 1746-1828

The rabble hamstring the bull with lances, sickles, banderillas and other arms, plate twelve from The Art of Bullfighting, 1814/16, published 1816

Etching, burnished aquatint and drypoint on ivory laid paper
210 x 312 mm (image); 250 x 353 mm (plate); 325 x 445 mm (sheet)

The Charles Deering Collection, 1927.3378.12

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