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The Moors use donkeys as a barrier to defend themselves against the bull whose horns have been tipped with balls
(Palenque de los moros hecho con burros para defenderse del toro embolado)
(c. 1815-1816); published 1816
plate 17 from La Tauromaquia (The art of bullfighting) series (c. 1815-1816)

Artist/s name
Medium
etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin
Measurements
19.9 x 31.2 cm (image) 24.8 x 35.2 cm (plate) 26.8 x 37.1 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Madrid, Spain
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Harris 220.III.1
Accession Number
1998.255.17
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