Holy Week in Seville and Third of In Goya’s image the greenish
May are both made out of oil. brown color used in the grassy hill
is similar to the color used in
The images both use a person as
their main focal point.
Third of May the man in white is used to
draw you into the photo because he is the
only man wearing any type of color.
Holy Week in Seville the man in a maroon/
red coat is located at the front of the image
closest to the viewer which draws you in.
Holy Week in Seville
◦ Depicts Realist subject matter,
dealing with a yearly event in
the town’s courtyard.
◦ Painting is a straightforward,
accurate and uncensored record
of everyday life in Seville.
◦ Aranda’s work isn’t typical of
Academic Art, which was much
fancier, and deemed refined by
Third of May
◦ Is an emotional propaganda
piece designed to make light of
the injustices committed by the
French, During their occupation
◦ Embellished and glorified to
highlight the severe tension and
adrenaline that all involved
◦ The strong lighting, unclear and
loose brushstrokes, and Goya’s
personal imagination of the
event are all representative of
Spanish painter and printmaker. Reached his popularity peak with
the royalty during the reign of
Court painter to Spanish Crown
and chronicler of history.
Painted Third of May to warn the
Regarded as last of the “Old
French to never do it again.
Masters” and as the first of the
Taking advantages of the unarmed and
Subversive and subjective element
in his art, as well as his bold
handling of paint, provide a model
for the work of later generations of
artists, including Édouard Manet
and Pablo Picasso.
Painter of royalty, including
Charles III in 1786 and Charles IV
Spanish painter, also a remarkable Appointed member of the
draftsman and illustrator. Academy of Fine Arts, where he
became a professor in 1987.
Trained in Seville under Manuel
Settled in Madrid in 1890 and
Cabral and Eduardo Cano de la
Peña. changed the theme of his
paintings to everyday life.
Attempted to exploit fortuny y
marsal’s style, known as
fortunismo or preciosity.
Began an early interest in genre
painting, due to the tradition of
romanticism in Seville.
Already exhibiting pictures of this
type (romanticism) at exposición
nacional in Madrid in 1864
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