The Very Skillful Student of Falces, Wrapped in His Cape, Tricks the Bull with His Swerves, 1816

  • Francisco Goya, Spanish, 1746-1828

Etching, aquatint, drypoint, and burin printed in brown ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 9 3/4 × 13 7/8 inches (24.8 × 35.2 cm) Sheet: 11 7/8 × 16 5/8 inches (30.2 × 42.2 cm)

Gift of Anna Scripps Whitcomb

45.49

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Drypoint
  • Aquatint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Drypoint
  • Etching
  • Aquatint
  • Cape (outerwear)
  • Bull

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate vertically, center left edge: Goya

Inscribed, in plate, upper right: 14

Provenance

Anna Scripps Whitcomb; 1945-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Francisco Goya, The Very Skillful Student of Falces, Wrapped in His Cape, Tricks the Bull with His Swerves, 1816, etching, aquatint, drypoint, and burin printed in brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Anna Scripps Whitcomb, 45.49.