Al toro y al aire darles calle (Make way for bulls and wind) or Disparate de tontos (or toritos) (Fo, Early 19th century
Etching and aquatint
Harris 269 iii/III; Delteil 223, ii/II. One of four additional plates which were prepared for the Proverbios series but unpublished until the late 19th century. Published by L’Art in 1877 with the title Lluvia de Toros. Inscribed in the plate lower left: ‘Goya, inv. et Sc. / L’Art.’; inscribed in the plate lower center: ‘LLUVIA DE TOROS. / (Pluie de Taureaux)’; inscribed in the plate lower right: ‘Fcois Lienard.Imp.Paris.’. A fine impression in fine condition, aside from light staining along the bottom paper edge, not extending to image. Sheet measures 11 7/8 x 16 7/8 inches.