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'El Gordito'

'El Gordito'


Antonio Carmona y Luque (1838-1920), known professionally as 'El Gordito' - the name means 'Little Fat Man' - was the antithesis of the typical matador. Neither slim nor graceful, he won acclaim for his courage in the arena.

Photographed by J. Laurent of Madrid.

 

Code: 122427
 
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