Francisco josé de goya y lucientes was a spanish romantic painter and printmaker he is considered the most important spanish artist of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and throughout his long career was a commentator and chronicler of his era immensely successful in his lifetime, goya is often referred to as both. To one of art history's most compelling, enigmatic, and important figures, francisco josé de goya y lucientes with characteristic critical fervor and sure- eyed insight, hughes brings us the story of an artist whose life and work bridged the transition from the eighteenth-century reign of the old masters to the early days of the. Francisco goya : father of modern art - one of the greatest artists in the history of art, francisco jose de goya y lucientes had his own and very peculiar life story that affected the way in which he viewed society in the different stages of his life he became the pioneer of many new artistic tendencies that came about in the. Biography goya was born on 30 march 1746 in the small town of fuendetodos near saragossa to josé francisco de paula, a gilder, and gracia lucientes goya subsequently developed fantasy and invention into powerful social commentary in the caprichos, a series of eighty etchings offered for sale early in 1799, but.
Biography goya was an original and enigmatic artist, equally gifted as a painter and printmaker his appointment in 1786 as painter to the spanish king charles iv followed a period in madrid where he had moved from the north east of spain goya's reputation was built on a variety of works, including religious and. This work of art is from francisco goya's series of 63 large tapestry cartoons goya was commissioned to paint the series by the spanish crown during early part of his career though he later regretted spending so much time on the cartoons, the series is considered important in his artistic development and. In madrid, he moved up by studying under francisco bayeu, a court painter whose sister josefa he eventually married in 1770-71, he goya was incredibly lucky in having, as pintor del camara (court painter), the kind of direct access to his major work that most painters could only envy commissions. Francisco josé 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 goya's introduction to the royal workshops, a relationship that lasted the rest of his life and spanned four ruling monarchies, began in 1774 the german.
Francisco goya: spanish painter whose work reflected contemporary historical upheavals and influenced important painters who followed francisco goya, in full francisco josé de goya y lucientes, (born march 30, 1746, fuendetodos, spain—died april 16, 1828, bordeaux, france), spanish artist. Francisco josè de goya y lucientes (fig 1) was goya's works would appear to have been produced in two periods: the first, in which the artist was proving his value, a period which included the tapestries and portraits: the second, that he is reported to have led a disorderly life, not only with women, but also in taverns.
Goya devoted a large number of works to the theme of games throughout his life, although his attitude towards them was always ambiguous compared to the works of charles-joseph flipart, goya'sjuego de pelota a pala (the game of pelota) shows how the game of pelota, which had formerly been. Francisco de goya (1746-1828): spanish romantic painter, portrait artist, printmaker: biography, caprices (etchings), disasters of war (aquatints), black paintings biography • recognition • dark romanticism • last years • review of goya's art note: for analysis of works by romantic artists like goya, see: analysis of. Synopsis a famed painter in his own lifetime, francisco de goya was born on march 30, 1746, in fuendetodos, spain he began his art studies as a teenager and even spent time in rome, italy, to advance his skills in 1770s, goya began to work for spanish royal court in addition to his commissioned.
Francisco de goya's early life and personal experiences are reflected in his exceptional paintings, such as the third of may, which has had a lasting effect on the artists that followed during his childhood and adolescence, goya met talented artists who developed his early style and had a great influence on his career and. He was born francisco josé de goya y lucientes on 30 march 1746 in the village of fuendetodos, spain the son of a gilder, goya grew up to be one of the country's most influential painters of both the late 18th and early 19th centuries it was not until he was in his thirties that he was producing work that set him apart from. 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. Biography spanish painter (full name: francisco josé de goya y lucientes) and graphic artist he was the most powerful and original european artist of his time, but his genius was slow in maturing and he was well into his thirties before he began producing work that set him apart from his contemporaries born at.
Francisco josé de goya y lucientes welcomed and received official honors and worldly success with enthusiasm at the same time he left a ruthlessly penetrating record of his patrons a 1792 illness left goya deaf and mentally broken he turned inward and began painting dark, disturbing, private works his etchings los. “goya in gratitude to his friend arrieta for the skill and care with which he saved his life in his acute and dangerous illness suffered at the end of the year 1819 at the age of 73 he painted it in 1820” (1) reads the inscription at the bottom of goya's self-portrait on this month's cover of emerging infectious diseases.
Early life, the complete works, important dates biography francisco de goya y lucientes was born on march 30, 1746, in fuendetodos, a village in northern spain the family later moved to saragossa, where goya's father worked as a gilder at about 14 young goya was apprenticed to jose luzan, a local painter. Francisco josé de goya y lucientes 1746–1828, spanish painter and graphic artist goya is generally conceded to be the greatest painter of his era early life and work after studying in zaragoza and madrid and then in rome, goya returned c1775 to madrid and married josefa bayeu, sister of francisco bayeu. 'imagination abandoned by reason produces impossible monsters united with her, she is the mother of the arts,wrote goya in the subtitle of his etching the sleep of reason produces monsters imagination, its origins and its limits, fascinated goya and permeated his work, outweighing tradition and. This historical drama is about francisco jose de goya y lucientes, considered the most important spanish artist of the late 18th and early 19th centur.