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The unlucky death of Pepe Illo in the ring at Madrid

The unlucky death of Pepe Illo in the ring at Madrid
(La desgraciada muerte de Pepe Illo en la plaza de Madrid)
(c. 1815-1816); published 1816
plate 33 from La Tauromaquia (The art of bullfighting) series (c. 1815-1816)

etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin
20.1 × 30.7 cm (image) 24.7 × 35.2 cm (plate) 26.8 × 37.1 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Madrid, Spain
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Harris 236.III.1
printed in ink u.r.: 33
inscribed in pencil u.r.: E101
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