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The art of bullfighting
(La Tauromaquia)
(c. 1815-1816); published 1816

Medium
etching, aquatint, lavis, burnisher, drypoint and burin
Measurements
(1) 21.2 × 31.0 cm (image) 25.1 × 35.2 cm (plate) 26.8 × 36.8 cm (sheet)
(2) 19.9 × 30.7 cm (image) 24.2 × 34.6 cm (plate) 26.7 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(3) 20.0 × 31.3 cm (image) 24.4 × 35.0 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(4) 20.1 × 30.5 cm (image) 24.6 × 35.2 cm (plate) 26.7 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(5) 20.5 × 30.8 cm (image) 24.7 × 35.2 cm (plate) 26.7 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(6) 20.0 × 30.6 cm (image) 24.2 × 34.9 cm (plate) 26.7 × 36.6 cm (sheet)
(7) 20.1 × 31.5 cm (image) 24.4 × 35.0 cm (plate) 26.7 × 36.4 cm (sheet)
(8) 20.5 × 31.5 cm (image) 24.4 × 34.9 cm (plate) 26.7 × 37.1 cm (sheet)
(9) 20.5 × 31.2 cm (image) 24.5 × 35.1cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.1 cm (sheet)
(10) 20.8 × 30.7 cm (image) 24.9 × 34.9 cm (plate) 26.7 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(11) 21.6 × 31.4 cm (image) 25.0 × 35.0 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.1 cm (sheet)
(12) 21.0 × 31.1 cm (image) 25.0 × 35.0 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.2 cm (sheet)
(13) 20.2 × 30.6 cm (image) 24.7 × 35.0 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(14) 20.2 × 30.6 cm (image) 24.9 × 35.6 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(15) 20.4 × 31.3 cm (image) 24.8 × 35.2 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(16) 20.7 × 31.0 cm (image) 24.9 × 35.4 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(17) 19.9 × 31.2 cm (image) 24.8 × 35.2 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.1 cm (sheet)
(18) 20.4 × 31.5 cm (image) 24.8 × 35.5 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(19) 20.7 × 32.0 cm (image) 24.5 × 35.4 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.2 cm (sheet)
(20) 20.4 × 31.1 cm (image) 24.2 × 35.0 cm (plate) 25.6 × 36.6 cm (sheet)
(21) 21.1 × 32.2 cm (image) 24.8 × 34.9 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.1 cm (sheet)
(22) 20.7 × 30.8 cm (image) 25.1 × 35.2 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(23) 21.1 × 31.5 cm (image) 25.2 × 35.2 cm (plate) 26.8 × 36.2 cm (sheet)
(24) 20.4 × 31.3 cm (image) 24.5 × 35.0 cm (plate) 26.8 × 36.2 cm (sheet)
(25) 21.0 × 31.3 cm (image) 24.7 × 35.0 cm (plate) 26.8 × 36.2 cm (sheet)
(26) 20.4 × 31.0 cm (image) 24.4 × 35.5 cm (plate) 25.2 × 37.1 cm (sheet)
(27) 20.5 × 32.2 cm (image) 24.4 × 35.3 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.2 cm (sheet)
(28) 20.9 × 31.4 cm (image) 25.0 × 35.3 cm (plate) 26.7 × 37.1 cm (sheet)
(29) 20.2 × 31.4 cm (image) 24.6 × 34.6 cm (plate) 26.7 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(30) 21.0 × 30.9 cm (image) 24.8 × 35.0 cm (plate) 26.7 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(31) 21.0 × 32.0 cm (image) 24.5 × 35.3 cm (plate) 26.7 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
(31) 20.2 × 31.0 cm (image) 24.0 × 35.2 cm (plate) 26.7 × 37.1 cm (sheet)
(32) 20.2 × 31.0 cm (image) 24.0 × 35.2 cm (plate) 26.7 × 37.1 cm (sheet)
(33) 20.1 × 30.7 cm (image) 24.7 × 35.2 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.1 cm (sheet)
(34) 21.9 × 30.9 cm (textual content) 26.7 × 36.2 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Madrid, Spain
Inscription
(1) printed in ink u.r.: 1
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E69
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(2) printed in ink u.r.: 2
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E70
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in red ink l.r.: NATIONAL GALLERY / OF VICTORIA
stamped blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(3) printed in ink u.r.: 3
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E71
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(4) printed in ink u.r.: 4
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E72
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: (Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(5) printed in ink u.r.: 5
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E73
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(6) printed in ink u.r.: 6
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E74
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(7) printed in ink u.r.: 7
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E75
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(8) printed in ink u.r.: 8
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E76
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(9) printed in ink u.r.: 9
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E77
inscribed (inverted) in plate l.l.: Goya
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherstons)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(10) inscribed (vertically) in plate l.: Goya
printed in ink u.r.: 10
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E78
stamped in red ink: l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(11) printed in ink u.r.: 11
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E79
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(12) printed in ink u.r.: 12
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E80
printed in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
printed in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(13) printed in ink u.r.: 13
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E81
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRAY OF VICTORIA
(14) printed in ink u.r.: 14
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E82
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(15) printed in ink u.r.: 15
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E83
printed in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
printed in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(16) printed in ink u.r.: 16
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E84
printed in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
(17) printed in ink u.r.: 17
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E85
printed in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
printed in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(18) printed in ink u.r.: 18
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E86
printed in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
printed in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(19) inscribed in plate (within image) l.l.: Goya
insribed in plate l.r.: 1815
printed in ink u.r.: 19
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E87
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595; Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(20) printed in ink u.r.: 20
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E88
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(21) printed in ink u.r.: 21
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E89
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(22) inscribed (inverted) in plate l.l.: Goya
printed in ink u.r.: 22
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E90
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(23) printed in ink u.r.: 23
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E91
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(24) printed in ink u.r.: 24
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E92
stamped n red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(25) printed in ink u.r.: 25
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E93
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(26) printed in ink u.r.: 26
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E94
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(27) printed in ink u.r.: 27
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E95
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(28) printed in ink u.r.: 28
inscribed in plate l.r.: Goya
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E98
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(29) printed in ink u.r.: 29
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E97
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(signed and dated l.r.: "Goya 1815" as described by Burty; but not visible in impressions, within aquatint)
(30) printed in ink u.r.: 30
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E98
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(31) printed in ink u.r.: 31
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E99
inscribed on plate l.r.: Goya 1815
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(32) printed in ink u.r.: 32
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E100
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(33) printed in ink u.r.: 33
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E101
stamped in red ink l.l.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
(34) stamped in red ink l.c.: CLR (Lugt 595: Rutherston)
stamped in blue ink on reverse u.c.: PUBLIC LIBRARY / OF VICTORIA 15 JUL 1920
inscribed in pen u.r.: 271870
inscribed in pencil l.r.: (...illeg.)
Accession Number
1998.255.1-34
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by the National Art-Collections Fund, 1919
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Series of 33 plates, with letterpress contents page.

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