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The very skilful Student of Falces, wrapped in his cape, tricks the bull with the play of his body
(El diestrísimo estudiante de Falces, embozado burla al toro con sus quiebros)
(c. 1815-1816); published 1816
plate 14 from La Tauromaquia (The art of bullfighting) series (c. 1815-1816)

etching, aquatint, drypoint and burin
20.2 × 30.6 cm (image) 24.9 × 35.6 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Madrid, Spain
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Harris 217.III.1
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
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