A bullfighter spears a bull while riding horseback. The horse rears back. To his right, several men hold capes, another man sits on horseback, and three other men are climbing over the wall of the bullring.
Two men stand on a ladder leading to a gallows. Their hands are bound and two other men stand to either side. On the right, a clergyman stands gesturing with his left hand. In the background, two hanged men swing from the gallows.
Bullfighter "El Martincho" stabs the bull with two banderillas. In the background, the perimeter of the arena is visible. The stall door is to the left and audience members watch from the seats above the bullring wall.