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The way in which the ancient Spaniards hunted bulls on horseback in the open country
(Modo con que los antiguos españoles cazaban los toros á caballo en el campo)
(c. 1815-1816); published 1816
plate 1 from La Tauromaquia (The art of bullfighting) series (c. 1815-19)

etching, burnished aquatint and drypoint
21.2 × 31.0 cm (image) 25.1 × 35.2 cm (plate) 26.8 × 36.8 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Madrid, Spain
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Harris 204.III.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
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by the National Art-Collections Fund, 1919
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display