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Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Spanish, 1746-1828

A Spanish mounted knight in the ring breaking short spears without the help of assistants, plate 13 from The Art of Bullfighting, 1814/16, published 1816

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin on ivory laid paper
202 x 306 mm (image); 247 x 357 mm (plate); 320 x 445 mm (sheet)

The Charles Deering Collection, 1927.3378.13

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