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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.303
People
Valeriano Domínguez Becquer, Spanish (Seville 1834 - 1870 Madrid)
Title
Prodding the Bull
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th century
Culture
Spanish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/295362
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on tan wove paper
Dimensions
21.4 x 17.6 cm (8 7/16 x 6 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l., in graphite: Valeriano D. Becquer
  • inscription: on mount, graphite, Spanish: Valeriano Dominguez BECQUER / 91834-1870) / Grupo de hombres con varas, subidos a una valla y jugando con un toro [ Group of men with poles, on top of a fence playing with a bull] / I'm pretty sure this appears a wood engraving in a Spanish book I can't locate / [Zóbel's mark] / 215 x 177 mm. Mira (?) de plano [Planar view (?)] / Compr. Abelarde LInares, Mad. 66/OK3
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Fernando Zóbel de Ayala
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.303
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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