GOYA: The famous Spanish painter

Francisco de Goya, Spanish painter and printmaker, born March 30, 1746 – died April 16, 1828. Goya’s art is considered a pioneer of contemporary painting in the twentieth century.The primordial importance of Goya’s paintings derives from his immortalization of great historical events (especially the wars in Spain), through an art carrying a universal human message.


« Portrait of Francisco de Goya, by López Portaña »  (1772–1850) ( Image source: fr.wikipedia )
« On May 2, 1808 in Madrid » ( Image source: fr.wikipedia )
« Aggression of thieves » (1794) ( Image source: fr.wikipedia )
« The dressed Maja » (1800) ( Image source: fr.wahooart.com )
« May 3rd (1814) » ( Image source: flickr / Context Travel )
« Hannibal the winner looking from the Alps towards Italy for the first time » (1771) ( Image source: pl.wikipedia )

Image of title: « Majas on a Balcony » 1800-1810 ( Source: flickr / Jorge Elías )




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