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The Greatest Works Art About Bullfighting

Updated October 1, 2020 23 votes 10 voters 10.1k views5 items

List of famous Bullfighting art, listed alphabetically with pictures of the artwork when available. This list includes examples of historic Bullfighting paintings, sculptures and any other forms of art. These are all popular Bullfighting works by famous or notable artists, so you'll most likely recognize the majority of artists on this list. Though the years Bullfighting has been a reoccurring subject in the world of art, drawing inspiration from renowned artists all around the world If any amazing Bullfighting art pieces are missing, feel free to add them below.

Examples of items on this list: After the Bullfight, Les Arènes and more.

If you're looking to answer the question, "What is an example of Bullfighting art?" then this list will be of use to you.
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    Les Arènes is a painting by Vincent van Gogh executed in Arles, in November or December 1888, during the period of time when Paul Gauguin was living with him in The Yellow House. The bullfight season in Arles that year started on Easter Sunday 1 April and ended on 21 October. Van Gogh's painting is therefore not a study from nature but done from memory. Gauguin encouraged Van Gogh to work in the studio in this manner. The painting may not be finished as the paint is very thinly applied, and patches of bare jute show through in places. It seems that members of the Roulin Family are depicted in this portrait/, and the woman in Arlésienne costume has the profile of Madame Ginoux. A matter of...  more
    • Artist: Vincent van Gogh
    • Subject: Arles Amphitheatre, Bullfighting
    • Genres (Art): Genre art
    • Art Form: Painting
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    "Bullfight" (1865-1866) is a painting by French artist Édouard Manet....  more
    • Artist: Édouard Manet
    • Subject: Bullfighting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    "After the Bullfight" (1873) is a painting by American impresssionist artist Mary Cassatt,...  more
    • Artist: Mary Cassatt
    • Subject: Bullfighting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    "The Dead Toreador" (1864-1865) is a painting by French artist Édouard Manet. This painting was originally the lower portion of the painting "Incident in a Bullfight," which Manet cut into sections after its exhibition in the Salon of 1864. Manet's reworking of the upper right portion of the "The Incindent" (and retitled "The Bullfight") is at the Frick Collection....  more
    • Artist: Édouard Manet
    • Subject: Bullfighting
    • Genres (Art): Genre art
    • Art Form: Painting
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