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A PRESENT TO THE BULLFIGHTING ART

JULIO ROMERO DE TORRES1929

Museo Julio Romero de Torres

Museo Julio Romero de Torres

A Painting becomes filled of symbology . A nude young girl covers her legs with an opening parade bullfaighters cloak. In her right hand hold up a branch of laurel ,symbol of the glory , of the triumph , while her nude feet rested on a marble gravestone which takes inscribed the names of three famous fighters , Lagartijo , Guerrita both of them from Cordova and caliphs of the tauromachy , and the third place the bullfighter from Seville Juan Belmonte appears . in the background of the composition la Plaza de Toros in Madrid like a roman coliseum .The Painting synthesizes that the cost of the fame can gain the death.

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  • Title: A PRESENT TO THE BULLFIGHTING ART
  • Date Created: 1929
  • painter: JULIO ROMERO DE TORRES
  • Physical Dimensions: w74 x h142 cm
  • Original Title: Ofrenda al arte del toreo
  • Type: painting
  • Rights: Museo Julio Romero de Torres
  • External Link: http://cultura.ayuncordoba.es/

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