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    Francisco de Goya was a Spanish painter. He was born March 30th 1746 and died April 16th 1828. He is known for his paintings, drawings, sculptures, and printmaking. He is also known for his big and wild imagination and his devotion to painting. Francisco was born in Fuendetodos, Spain. He had four siblings named Rita, Jacinta, Mariano, and Carmilo. In 1749 the Goya family moved to Zaragoza, where Francisco went to school at a Pius School. When Francisco was 19 and 22 he sent in entries for the Spanish Royal Academy in 1763 and 1766, each time he was denied entrance to the school. So he went to Italy for art and won an award for his painting skills at the Academy of Parma. In 1774 Francisco de Goya had a baby but it doesn’t survive. In July…

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    Francisco de Goya Francisco de Goya, sometimes called the father of modern art, he was born on March 31,1746 in Fuendetodos, Spain. When he was in his early teens, he began studying art and spent much of his time in Rome, Italy. So he could advance his skills. In the early 1770’s he begun to do work for the Spanish Royal Court. A lot of his works criticized social and political problems of the time.( "Francisco De Goya." Bio.com) Francisco was the son of a guilder, in his early youth he spent…

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    Francisco Goya “The object of my work is to report the actuality of events.” —Francisco de Goya One of the reasons that I chose to write about Francisco Goya was that he is from Spain. I have heard my mother tell me many times that our ancestry comes from Spain. She says that our genealogy shows that we are descended from the great military leader from Spain, El Cid. My fascination with Spain does not disappoint as I have been able to learn more about the artist born on March 30, 1746,…

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    Francisco Goya Realism

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    Francisco Goya (1746-1828) was a prominent Spanish painter and printmaker of the mid-18th century. He is labeled as the first truly modern artist with his Romanticism elements portrayed in his artwork, such as imagination, subjectivity, and emotion. Goya was artistically gifted, with the capability to portray real life situations by using imagination and emotion. Goya’s earlier pieces are lighter and more carefree, while his later pieces focuses on the harsh reality of war with components of…

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    May 3 1808

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    Figure 1: Francisco Goya (1814). The Executions of May 3, 1808 (Goya, 1814). The Executions of May 3, 1808 Introduction Artwork analysis involves a thorough scrutiny on how the Elements of Art and Principles of Composition have been applied in a given piece of art. The purpose of the analysis is to determine whether the artwork meets the threshold both in composition principles and in the use of elements of art. Francisco Goya’s The Executions of May 3, 1808 is an impressive artwork whose style…

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    Por Que Analysis

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    The Francisco Goya art piece I chose was Por que? (sic) [Why?] because it evoked the most emotion in me. Throughout the exhibit, there were many jarring pieces of art. Because Goya was living in a time of the Spanish and French war, he saw a lot of horrors and expressed them through his art. Por que? (sic) [Why?] was a part of a line of works that were not published until after he had died, assuming these pieces would have upset the public. The history behind these pieces, along with the…

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    Peter Booth Influence

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    To gain knowledge and grasp an understanding of diversified styles of art through the time periods of modernism and contemporary art, renowned artists Francisco Goya and Peter Booth are explored by comparing and contrasting their influences (personal, cultural, artistic and historical), working method in terms of the use of materials and techniques, distinctive style and lastly the ideas and meanings communicated in their most famous artworks; Painting 1977, Painting 1978, The Third of May and…

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    Francisco Goya was a Spanish romantic painter. He was known for his disruptive work and royal paintings. Goya’s paintings, drawings, and engravings reflected modern historical disturbances during his time (Harris-Frankfort 1). Goya had influenced Romantics of the early 1800s, with his skill of capturing dramatic moments and using his fantastic imagination (Stokstad 1). Goya’s paintings went from lighthearted and jolly to deeply pessimistic (Vorrhies 1). Francisco Goya was born on March 30,…

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    Francisco de Goya (1746 – 1828) was one of the famous Spanish court painters. His early artwork belongs to the genre painting, which he mastered through tapestry design for King Charles III. Influenced by the work of Velasquez, Goya developed more spontaneous painting technique. Simultaneously, his portraits became well-known among the Spanish aristocracy facilitating him to become a Court Painter of King Charles IV in the 1789. Goya’s Self-portrait before an Easel (1792-5) depicts him as a…

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    Los Caprichos are a series of 80 prints by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya. The Caprichos, produced between 1797 and 1798, are a combination of etching and aquatint and were published in 1799. The pieces are a mixture of the beautiful, satirical and insane; over the course of the 80 frames, Goya challenges a wide variety of concepts in eighteenth century Spain where he lived. The etchings are considered a voice through which the artist cleverly questions clerical, social and political norms.…

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