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Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Spanish, 1746-1828

The Very Skilful Student of Falces, Wrapped in his Cape, Tricks the Bull with the Play of his Body, plate 14 from The Art of Bullfighting, 1814/16, published 1816

Etching, aquatint, drypoint and burin on ivory laid paper
201 x 305 mm (image); 248 x 355 mm (plate); 322 x 446 mm (sheet)

The Charles Deering Collection, 1927.3378.14

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