Francisco de Goya

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Francisco de Goya

* Apprenticed to a painter at age 14* Worked as a painter in the Royal Factory of Tapestries* Painted scenes of everyday life* Worked as a royal court artist * Painted for the rich & famous, whom he disliked intensely* Used art to draw attention to social & political problemsAdmired and copied Diego Velasquez* Went crazy and blind later in life* Painted his nightmares all over the walls in his house

Accomplishments

1746-Birth Date1760-Apprentice1771-Italy to paint1779-Painter for Royal Spanish Court1792-Becomes Deaf1795-Named Director of Royal Academy1814-Paints The Third of May1828-Death

*Considered the Father of Modern Art*The Third of May and the family of Charles IV are two of his most famous paintings

Citations

- http://www.franciscodegoya.net/- http://www.biography.com/people/francisco-de-goya-9317129

Francisco de Goya

Biography

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Art Styles

Rococo & Baroque

The Family of King Charles IV

The Third of May


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