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Introductory lesson in Francisco de Goya and his work, "The Third of May, 1808"

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Goya

  1. 1. Francisco de Goya
  2. 2. Francisco de Goya• b. 1746, d. 1828 at age of 82• Moved to Madrid to study art with Royal Academy• Became a favorite of the Spanish Royal Family
  3. 3. Francisco de Goya • Known for his historic paintings and portraits • Became deaf as a result of sickness in his late 40’s • Later experimented with dark colors, moods, and subject matter
  4. 4. Third of May, 1808• Depicts Spanish resistance soldiers being executed by Napoleon’s army• Untraditional depiction of war at this point in time (Spanish soldiers vulnerable, full of emotion): humanizes Spanish soldiers• Looser brush strokes, convey sense of urgency and fright• Light vs. dark paint (Good vs. evil)

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