About Francisco de Goya - Spanish Painter
Introducing Spanish Old Master Artist - Francisco de Goya
This lens is about Francisco de Goya (1746 - 1828) - one of Spain's greatest painters. He's characterised as the last of the Old Masters and the Father of Modernism.
This compendium shares links to information about Goya's art :
- museums and art galleries, exhibitions and websites where you can see his work,
- books and articles about his artwork and his life and
- other resources for artists wanting to improve their knowledge about Goya, his views on art (and society), his techniques and reviews by others of his work.
It provides information about two important series:
- The Disasters of War
- The Black Paintings
Portrait of Goya by Vicente Lpez y Portaa (1772–1850)
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An overview of the life and work of Francisco de Goya
This is a compilation of links to websites which provide biographical information about the life of Goya
- Goya | Jeanette Winterson
A review of the life of Goya and books about Goya
- Francisco Goya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Francisco Jos de Goya y Lucientes (30 March 1746 - 16 April 1828) was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns. Goya was a court painter to the Spanish Crown, and through his
- Goya - Articles & Biography
Biography articles about Goya.
- WebMuseum: Goya (y Lucientes), Francisco (Jos) de
Goya (y Lucientes), Francisco (Jos) de(b. March 30, 1746,Fuendetodos, Spain--d. April 16, 1828, Bordeaux, Fr.),consummately Spanish artist whose multifarious paintings, drawings, and engravings reflected contemporary historical upheavals and influenc
- Artchive: Francisco de Goya
Francisco de Goya images and biography
- FRANCISCO GOYA - Biography and paintings of Francisco Goya
Bipography and some paintings of Francisco de Goya y Lucientes1746 - 1828 (Fuendetodos, Espaa)
- Francisco de Goya (1746 - 1828) and the Spanish Enlightenment | Thematic Essay | Timeline of Art His
Francisco Jos de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828) is regarded as the most important Spanish artist of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Over the course of his long career, Goya moved from jolly and lighthearted to deeply pessimistic and
- Making a Mark: The Art of Spain - and Goya
An overview of two films about Goya's life and works
- Goya: Biography from Answers.com
Goya , Artist Born: 30 March 1746 Birthplace: Fuendetodos, Zaragoza, Spain Died: 16 April 1828 Best Known As: Spanish painter
Goya - Portraits
Goya - by Robert Hughes - THE book about Goya
This is an expert, passionate and critical examination and evaluation of the life and work of Goya
It was written by Robert Hughes, one of the best biographers of artists and writers about art that there has ever been.
The book has a rich selection of illustrations but they are not large and those wanting a picture book about Goya need to look elsewhere.
Rated: 4.2 out of 5 stars by 20 customer reviews
See below for articles written about this book and Robert Hughes status and calibre as an author.
Paperback: 448 pages
(November 7, 2006)
Reviews of Robert Hughes definitive book about Goya
- Francisco de Goya | Robert Hughes
A page of links and information about Robert Hughes book Goya published 2003
- An Obstinate Survivor: The New Yorker
John Updike's review of Robert Hughes book about GoyaNew YorkerNovember 2003
- New York Times - an audio interview with Robert Hughes
An interview about Hughes book on Goya
- Robert Hughes: New shocks from an old master - Features, Books - Independent.co.uk
An interview with Robert Hughes about his book on Goya
BOOKS: Biographies of Goya - books on Amazon
A new and profusely illustrated appraisal of this leading Spanish painter and graphic artist. 220 illustrations, 185 in color.
This book examines fifty-one artworks from the last year's of Goya's life. This was the period when he experimented with lithography - a new technique at the time - and developed a technique for painting miniatures on ivory.
Taschen invariably produce An informative introductions to artists in a book which has good production values.This is one such. The book provides a profile of one of Spain's most renowned artists. Goya (1746-1828). He was regarded as the most original artist of his time. The book reviews his versatility in differing media and portrayal of emotions.Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2 customer reviews
VIDEO: The Style of Francisco Goya
Goya's drawings, etchings and paintings in art museums and galleries - links to the websites of museums
If visiting art galleries and museums to view Goya's artwork, the links below provide you with a guide to what you can find where
- Artcyclopedia: Francisco de Goya Online
Francisco de Goya [Spanish Rococo Era/Romantic Painter and Printmaker, 1746-1828] Guide to pictures of works by Francisco de Goya in art museum sites and image archives worldwide.
- Prado Museum: GOYA - artworks
Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes, consummately a Spanish artist whosemultifarious paintings, drawings, and engravings reflected contemporaryhistorical upheavals and influenced important 19th- and 20th-centurypainters.
- National Gallery of Art, Washington: Francisco de Goya
Francisco de Goya (Spanish, 1746-1828) OverviewGoya was one of Spain's greatest painters and an internationally influentialprintmaker during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
- Goya 1746 - 1828 | Artwork Index
Spanish artist Goya index of art. Saturn, Sleep of Reason, Black Paintings, Coloso, 3rd of May, etc.
- signandsight.com: "Goya - Prophet of Modernism" Berlin's Alte Nationalgalerie
"Goya - Prophet of Modernism" Berlin's Alte Nationalgalerie until October 3, 2005.
Exhibitions of Goya's work
Goya's artwork has been the subject of regular exhibitions at prestigious art galleries and musuems. below you can find the links to some of these exhibitions. The websites provide yet more insight into his artwork
- Goya's Mastery in Prints: Disasters of War - The University of Arizona Museum of Art and Archive of
Goya's Mastery in Prints: Los Desastres de la GuerraOctober 11, 2007 - February 3, 2008
- The Frick Collection: Special Exhibition: Goya's Last Works
Goya's Last WorksFebruary 22 through May 14, 2006Goya's Last Works is the first exhibition in the United States to concentrate exclusively on the final phase of this artist's career.
- National Gallery of Art, Washington - Goya: Images of Women (March-June 2002)
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.Please follow the links for related online resources or visit our current exhibitions schedule.
- Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna - Goya 1746 - 1828 (2006)
The Kunsthistorisches Museum will host the exhibition "Goya - 1746 - 1828. It is Austria's first monograph exhibition dedicated to Spains most important painter between Diego Velzquez in the 17th and Pablo Picasso in the 20th century
- Francisco de Goya | Philadelphia Museum "Another Look"
A review by Paul Richard of the Goya exhibit in Philadelphia, 1999.
- Goya "Images of Women" Exhibit in Washington DC National Gallery of Art 2002 - a review
Review of the 2002 exhibition GOYA IMAGES OF WOMEN.
- The Frick Collection: The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to Goya October 5, 2010, through Janu
The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to GoyaOctober 5, 2010, through January 9, 2011Exhibition Checklist: Goya's Drawings
- Renaissance to Goya: prints and drawings from Spain 20 September 2012 - 6 January 2013
Information about the British Museum exhibition Renaissance to Goya: prints and drawings from Spainkey works by Francisco de Goya, his contemporaries and foreign artists such as the Italians Giambattista Tiepolo and his sons demonstrate how printmaki
VIDEO: Compilation of images by Francisco Goya (1746-1828)
Articles about Goya
- Goya's unflinching eye | Review | Guardian Unlimited Books
Goya, a man of the people, found success as a portraitist to the Spanish aristocracy. But, writes Robert Hughes, it was his depictions of war and his pessimistic Black Paintings, reflecting the turbulence of 19th-century Europe and his own experience
- The Sleep of Reason Brings Forth Monsters
Critic Robert Hughes tackles the protean work and tumultuous times of eighteenth-century Spanish painter Francisco de Goya.
- Buyers drawn to Goya sketches rediscovered after 130 years - Times Online
Three exceptional drawings by Goya, the 18th-century Spanish artist, have beenrediscovered after 130 years, to the excitement of art historians andcollectors.
- Francisco de Goya News - The New York Times
News about Francisco de Goya. Commentary and archival information about Francisco de Goya from The New York Times.
- Francisco de Goya | Art and design | The Guardian
Latest news and comment on Francisco de Goya from guardian.co.uk
BOOKS: Goya's drawings, etchings and lithographs - books on Amazon
Below are various different versions of images of Goya's drawings, etchings and lithoigraphs which include some of the work for which he is most famous eg The Disasters of War
Goya's drawings and etchings - and technique
This section focuses on the techniques developed and use by Goya for producing his etchings
- Category:Drawings by Francisco de Goya - Wikimedia Commons
Goya's drawings From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
- Pomona College : Museum of Art - Goya's Etchings - Goya's Technique
Goya's TechniqueIt is not known how Goya learned the complex technique of etching. A publication of 1778 records him as an engraver, and his earliest etchings are thought to have been copies of Velzquez paintings in the royal collection. In making pr
- Pomona College : Museum of Art - Goya's Etchings - Los Caprichos
First published in 1799, Los Caprichos exposed the vice and corruption that led Spain to be branded as "Black Spain" in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In the 80 etchings that comprise the series, Goya depicted the peasantry's superstitious
- Francisco de Goya | Mirrors
The use of the mirror in the artwork of Francisco Goya.
The Disasters of War
The series of 80 aquatint prints known as Los Desastres de la Guerra (The Disasters of War) were produced betweem 1810 and 1820 but were not completed and published until 1863.
The series reflects on the the guerrilla war in which the Spanish fought against Napoleon Bonaparte between 1808 and 1813. They don't make war heroic - instead they show what war is really like for the participants and reflect on the utter futility of war.
VIDEO: Goya - The Disasters of War
- Los desastres de la guerra - Wikimedia Commons
Los desastres de la guerra is a set of 80 aquatint prints created by Francisco Goya in the 1810s, and published in 1863, 35 years after his death.
- Pomona College : Museum of Art - The Etchings of Francisco De Goya - Los Desastres de la Guerra
Los Desastres de la GuerraIn 1804,Napoleon Bonaparte declared himself Emperor of France; in 1808 he invaded Spain. Sending the royal family into exile, he installed his brother Joseph on the Spanish throne. This action incensed the native populace an
Goya - The Black Paintings
Between 1819 and 1823, Goya painted a series of fourteen or fifteen dark and disturbing images onto the plastered walls of two large rooms (one upstairs, one downstairs) in his country house - the Quinta del Sordo.
These paintings were originally oil on plaster but were later transferred to canvas and are now known as "las pinturas negras", the black paintings.
- Goya | The Black Paintings | Saturn
Goya Black Paintings.
- Goya - The Black Paintings in the Quinta del Sordo
Goya - The Black Paintings: A unique virtual tour in the Quinta del Sordo, the original homeplace of Francisco de Goya's famous black paintings
- Mark Harden's Artchive: GOYA, "The Black Paintings"
EN ESPAOLTHE BLACK PAINTINGSTECHNICAL NOTESENTER Quinta del sordo
VIDEO: FRANCISCO GOYA - The Black Paintings - Music by Perry Frank
Films about Goya
- Goya Movies | Goya's Ghosts
Motion pictures about the painter Goya, including the film GOYA'S GHOSTS with Natalie Portman.
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