Cuaderno C Francisco de Goya

Cuaderno C Francisco de Goya


Reproduction of this album of more than one hundred drawings, kept at the Museo del Prado. Produced during the War of Independence and the years of repression that followed (1808-1820), it covers a wide range of subjects, from aspects of daily life to dreamy visions of the night ...
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Dimensions :
16,8 x 23,7 x 3,1 cm
Museum :
Petit Palais Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris
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The artist

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828)

Francisco de Goya is with Diego Velasquez one of the most important painters of modern Spanish painting. As the King of Spain's official painter, Francisco de Goya was an admired and a successful painter during his lifetime. His most famous painting is certainly "Tres de Mayo", painted in 1814, the image offers a strong vision of the repression of the Spanish resistance fighters by Napoleon's troops. In addition to his paintings, Goya is also known for his engravings. Goya's work is today considered to herald the Romantic movement.