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Francisco José De Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746-1828) El Mismo Ceballos Montado Sobre Otro Toro

Auction:
2581B
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$1,126$950

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2581B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 03, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Francisco José De Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746-1828)

El Mismo Ceballos Montado Sobre Otro Toro, plate twenty-four from LA TAUROMAQUIA, from the first edition, published 1816 (Harris, 227.III). Plate number within the plate u.r. Etching with aquatint on laid paper, plate size 9 5/8 x 14 in. (24.3 x 35.3 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Gentle cockling, pale staining.
Estimate $700-900

The sheet has no watermark but measures 10 1/8 x 14 1/4 inches. The staining is pale and is primarily outside of the image (though some is within the plate mark). There is a 4mm repaired tear to the image near the spearhead. There is also a crease to the right edge that goes into the plate mark, but not the image.

Keywords

Harris, Aquatint, Francisco Goya

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