GOYA Y LUCIENTES (FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE) [Tauromaquia] De las diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los toros. Inventadas y grabadas al agua fuerte por Goya, Madrid, Estampado en la Calcografia de la Imprenta Nacional, 1855
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GOYA Y LUCIENTES (FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE)
[Tauromaquia] De las diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los toros. Inventadas y grabadas al agua fuerte por Goya, Madrid, Estampado en la Calcografia de la Imprenta Nacional, 1855
£15,000 - 20,000
US$ 20,000 - 27,000

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GOYA Y LUCIENTES (FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE) [Tauromaquia] De las diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los toros. Inventadas y grabadas al agua fuerte por Goya, Madrid, Estampado en la Calcografia de la Imprenta Nacional, 1855 GOYA Y LUCIENTES (FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE) [Tauromaquia] De las diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los toros. Inventadas y grabadas al agua fuerte por Goya, Madrid, Estampado en la Calcografia de la Imprenta Nacional, 1855 GOYA Y LUCIENTES (FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE) [Tauromaquia] De las diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los toros. Inventadas y grabadas al agua fuerte por Goya, Madrid, Estampado en la Calcografia de la Imprenta Nacional, 1855
GOYA Y LUCIENTES (FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE)
[Tauromaquia] De las diferentes suertes y actitudes del arte de lidiar los toros. Inventadas y grabadas al agua fuerte por Goya, 33 etched and aquatint plates on heavy wove paper, title caption in ink added within platemark beneath image of first and last plate, later tissue guards, modern calf gilt, the original printed wrappers (with etched self-portrait of Goya on upper cover) bound in, slipcase [Harris 204-236], oblong folio (312 x 430mm.), Madrid, Estampado en la Calcografia de la Imprenta Nacional, 1855

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  • The second edition of Goya's suite of engravings illustrating the art of bullfighting, testifying to the artist's "love and understanding of this most Spanish spectacle" (Harris). First published in 1816, the plates then disappeared before their use in this 1855 edition, published at approximately the same time as the second edition of the Caprichos.
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