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The celebrated picador Fernando del Toro draws the fierce beast on with his pique
(El célebre Fernando del Toro, barilarguero, obligando á la fiera con su garrocha)
(c. 1815-1816); published 1816
plate 27 from La Tauromaquia (The art of bullfighting) series (c. 1815-1816)

etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin
20.5 × 32.2 cm (image) 24.4 × 35.3 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.2 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Madrid, Spain
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Harris 230.III.1
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
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