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  2. Francisco Goya - Wikipedia

    Francisco Goya was born in Fuendetodos, ... Goya did not intend for the paintings to be exhibited, did not write of them, and likely never spoke of them. It ...

  3. Francisco de Goya - Painter, Illustrator -

    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?

    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. The murals were complete by 1823, as Goya - disappointed by the lack of reform in Spain - left the house and entered a self-imposed exile to France, where he would mostly remain until his death.

  6. why did francisco goya paint the third of may, 1808, with such graphic reality? answer to turn the spanish against napoleon to show the horrors of war to - 1711037

  7. 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 ...

  8. Francisco Goya | Biography & Facts |

    Francisco Goya: Spanish painter whose work reflected contemporary historical upheavals and influenced important painters who followed.

  9. 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.

  10. In 1824 Francisco Goya arrived in the city of Bordeaux as a self-imposed exile from Spain. He was seventy-eight years old, stone deaf (since 1793) and profoundly out ...

  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.