Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Very Skillful Student of Falces, Wrapped in His Cape, Tricks the Bull with the Play of His Body (El Diestrísimo Estudiante de Falces, Embozado Burla al Toro con Sus Quiebros.,

From the set of 33 prints plus title page, The Art of Bullfighting (La Tauromaquia)

Etching and aquatint

Inscribed in pencil on verso: “C16593” and “C2397-110”; stamped on verso: old DAC collection stamp (“DAC” in horizontal oval)

Edition: First edition (with plate number erased), 1816

Accession number: 1949.D3.8.35

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1949

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Possibly associated with the Cardera ex-Céan Bermudez set (see Harris, volume 1, pp. 174, 306, 307).

Bibliography: Tomás Harris 217; Loys Delteil 237.

Work Type: print

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