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  2. Francisco Goya - Wikipedia

    Goya did not intend for the paintings to be exhibited, did not write of them, and likely never spoke of them. It was not until around 1874, some 50 years after his death, that they were taken down and transferred to a canvas support. Many of the works were significantly altered during the restoration, and in the words of Arthur Lubow what ...

  3. Francisco de Goya - Painter, Illustrator - Biography

    A famed painter in his own lifetime, Francisco de Goya was born on March 30, 1746, in Fuendetodos, Spain. He began his art studies as a teenager and even spent time in Rome, Italy, to advance his skills. In 1770s, Goya began to work for Spanish royal court. In addition to his commissioned portraits of the nobility, he created works that criticized the social and political problems of his era.

  4. Black Paintings - Wikipedia

    The Black Paintings (Spanish: Pinturas negras) is the name given to a group of fourteen paintings by Francisco Goya from the later years of his life, likely between 1819 and 1823. They portray intense, haunting themes, reflective of both his fear of insanity and his bleak outlook on humanity.

  5. Why did Francisco Goya produce the Black Paintings? - Quora

    The Black Paintings were painted in Goya's house outside Madrid, where he moved in 1819, at age 72. He had left his position as court painter at the time.

  6. Spanish Painters: Francisco de Goya (1746 - 1828)

    It was here, from 1819 to 1823, that Goya painted The Black Paintings (Las pinturas negras), a series of dark paintings, which Goya painted as frescoes directly onto the inside walls of the house. One of the most famous of this series of paintings is 'Saturn Devouring his Son' (El Saturno). Today, these paintings can be viewed in the Museo del Prado in Madrid, where they are on permanent display.

  7. 10 Most Famous Paintings by Francisco Goya | Learnodo Newtonic

    This work of art is from Francisco Goya’s series of 63 large tapestry cartoons. Goya was commissioned to paint the series by the Spanish crown during early part of his career.

  8. La Maja Desnuda Artist Francisco Goya Year circa 1797–1800 Medium Oil on canvas Location Museo del Prado, Madrid Dimensions 38 in × 75 in 97 cm × 190 cm Famous Paintings by Goya Saturn Devouring His Son The Third of May 1808 La Maja Desnuda The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters Witches’ Sabbath La Maja

  9. Francisco Goya | Biography & Facts |

    Though there is little evidence for the legends of Goya’s rebellious character and violent actions, he was undoubtedly a revolutionary artist. His enormous and varied production of paintings, drawings, and engravings, relating to nearly every aspect of contemporary life, reflects the period of ...

  10. The Secret of the Black Paintings - The New York Times

    If the second story of the house was added after Goya's death, the researcher was forced to deduce that Goya did not paint the Black Paintings. Advertisement. Continue reading the main story ''I started to read what has been written about the Black Paintings,'' Junquera recalls in his small living room, crammed with books, bibelots ...

  11. WebMuseum: Goya (y Lucientes), Francisco (José) de

    From 1775 to 1792 Goya painted cartoons (designs) for the royal tapestry factory in Madrid. This was the most important period in his artistic development. As a tapestry designer, Goya did his first genre paintings, or scenes from everyday life.