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The way in which the ancient Spaniards hunted bulls on horseback in the open country

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)

Medium
etching, burnished aquatint and drypoint
Measurements
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
Inscription
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
1998.255.1
Departments
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

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