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Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Spanish, 1746-1828

The Moors use donkeys as a barrier to defend themselves against the bull whose horns have been tipped with balls, plate 17 from The Art of Bullfighting, 1814/16, published 1816

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin on ivory laid paper
199 x 311 mm (image); 245 x 352 mm (plate); 318 x 447 mm (sheet)

The Charles Deering Collection, 1927.3378.17

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