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S: Goya

BC: Tyler Williams Spring Semester 2011

FC: Goya | http://www.paintingall.com/images/P/Francisco-Goya-The-Milkmaid-of-Bordeaux-Oil-Painting.jpg

1: "The Father Of Modern Art" | 1746-1828 | http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_dSWBKJAHJWU/S-tWjFrdEhI/AAAAAAAAAAM/JnlEMKshvzY/s1600-R/Goya_selfportrait.jpg

2: Francisco de Goya y Lucientes | Born on March 30, 1746 in the locality of Fuendetodos (near Zaragoza). Son of Jose Francisco de Paula Goya and Gracia Lucientes came from noble family of Aragón. His father worked as a painter and master gilder. He went to Pias School in Zaragoza. At the age of 14 he began to work with a local painter Jose Luzán. He stayed for 4 years.

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4: A few years later Goya returned to Saragossa, where he received his first commission, painting frescoes in the Cathedral of El Pilar. He got the commission through a fellow artist from Aragón, by the name of Francisco Bayeu. Bayeu was the brother of Josefa Bayeu. Who Goya would later on marry. | In addition to several frescoes, Goya also created designs for a tapestry factory in Madrid.

5: http://www.backtoclassics.com/images/pics/franciscogoya/franciscogoya_josefa_bayeu_or_leocadia_weiss.jpg 22.0 x 31.9 inch (56 x 81 cm) 1798 | In 1780 he was elected to the Royal Academy of San Fernando. | This was the height of his artistic career but unfortunately, he was struck with a serious illness that left him completely deaf. | Shortly after he was named painter for Charles IV. | Combined with his debilitating illness and Napoleon's later invasion. Goya's art was going to change drastically...

6: Napoleonic Invasion | http://www.art-prints-on-demand.com/kunst/jacques_louis_david/napoleon_FAB20043.jpg | The atrocities that were committed during Napoleons invasion influenced many of Goya's paintings, sketches...etc.

8: Throughout Goya's career he moved from jolly and lighthearted... | http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_3DPUG63IA8M/TGy8odqxsqI/AAAAAAAACeA/oF_g9dBCQ_4/s1600/Francisco+Goya-01.jpg

9: http://www.paintingall.com/images/P/Francisco-Goya-Don-Manuel-Osorio-Manrique-de-Zuniga-Oil-Painting.jpg 50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6 cm) The Jules Bache Collection, 1949 (49.7.41) Source: Francisco de Goya y Lucientes: Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zuniga (1784-1792) (49.7.41) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

11: ...to deeply pessimistic and searching in his paintings. | http://madsilence.files.wordpress.com/2008/10/saturn-devouring-his-son1.jpg | http://www.artoftheprint.com/jpegimages/goya_francisco_elbuitrecarnivoro.jpg | 1820 – 1823 Oil on plaster 57 1/2 inches x 32 3/4 inches 146 cm x 83 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid Spain

12: To commemorate the Spanish uprising against the French regime, Goya created two paintings “The Second of May 1808”... | http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/goya/hd_goya.htm | The Second of May 1808, 1814 Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828) Oil on canvas; 8 ft. 4 3/8 in. x 11 ft. 3 7/8 in. (255 x 345 cm) Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid

13: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/goya/hd_goya.htm | ...The Third of May 1808 | The Third of May 1808, 1814 Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828) Oil on canvas; 8 ft. 4 3/8 in. x 11 ft. 3 7/8 in. (255 x 345 cm) Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid

15: One of his most famous artworks is "Charles IV and his family." | 1798 Oil on canvas cloth 110 inches x 132 inches 280 cm x 336 cm | http://www.backtoclassics.com/images/pics/franciscogoya/franciscogoya_charles_iv_and_his_family.jpg

16: Francisco Goya was referred to the Father of Modern Art, because his idea that the artist's personal vision had more importance than his subject opened new ways of thinking which helped art break free from commissioned portraits and religious imagery. Goya's artistic career lasted for over 60 years, and in that time he showed an extraordinary growth from Baroque all the way through creating his own style. | Goya painted for himself and his work would not only inspire but enlighten.

17: "First be a magnificent artist and then you can do whatever, but the art must be first." -Francisco Goya

18: Work Cited | http://www.artchive.com/artchive/G/goya.html | http://www.imageone.com/goya/ | http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/goya/hd_goya.htm http://www.famouspainter.com/goya.htm

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