Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
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Francisco Jos de Goya y Lucientes (1746 1828)
HistoryGoya was a court painter to the Spanish Crown, a chronicler of history. In his early years he was mostly influenced by Velazquez.He has been regarded both as the last of the old masters and as the first of the moderns.He painted for these kings: Carlos III, Carlos IV, & Ferdinand VII.
Influenced some major artists, notably Manet and Picasso. He lived through the political dysfunction of changing leadership in Spain, the revival of the Inquisition, military occupation of Spain by France, and the installment of Napoleon's brother Joseph Bonaparte as the King of Spain.
Goya, as did many others, left the country in a search for stability. Though he would return on trips to the Spain he had lived in for most of his eighty-some years, Goya died an exile in Bordeaux, France. 2 types of artItalian Realism (everyday life)Black Paintings (Satirical)a loathing for the weaknesses and the proud cruelties of evil men
I am Goya!... I am the voice Of war, the charred wood of towns...I am the throat of the woman whose hanged body, like a bell, clanged over the empty square...I am Goya!
Tan lejos de su abueloAs far back as his grandfather
El sbado de brujasWitches Sabbath
La familia OsunaThe Osuna Family
El parasolThe parasol
Carlos IV y su familiaCarlos 4th and his family
Un ciego toca la guitarraA blind man playing the guitar
Tres de mayo3rd of May
La maja desnudaThe nude maja
Carlos terceroCarlos the 3rd
Naturaleza muerta con la cabeza de la ovejaStill-life with the head of a sheep.
Grande hazaa con muertos!Great heroic deeds with dead people!
Dos majas en el balcn.2 majas on the balcony
El vendedor de cermicaThe pottery seller
Saturno devora a su hijoSaturn devouring his son.
Mara Teresa de Bourbn