Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature bullfighter on horse
  • El Salvador
  • miniature bullfighter on horse, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: El Salvador
  • ceramic, paint, wire
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6.5 x 2.5 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 9/16 x 1 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Barbara Waggoner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6467.12

The figure is identified as a picador because he is sitting on a black horse. The figure has a white hat and pink jacket and yellow trousers. The black horse has wire legs and a red saddle blanket and a red spot over the proper right eye.