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The book records Goya's work, piece by piece and wraps a narrative of what Goya was doing at the time of the works around each artwork. If you have an interest in Goya, it is a rewarding read. If you just pick it up to know about Goya, you won't get through it/5(57). An exclusive work created to commemorate the th anniversary of the War of Independence, a conflict that one of the greatest painters of the age, Francisco de Goya, depicted in his series Desastres de la Guerra (Disasters of War).A critical spectator of the age and of the war, Goya made a series of engravings in which he reflected his most profound thoughts. Goya went on to produce some of the most grotesque, capricious, and chilling images in the history of Western art with his "Black Paintings" series. This well-structured book includes hundreds of cropped and full-framed color reproductions of Goya's oeuvre. In the highly analytical text, Licht, /5(6). Goya, Francisco, Goya and the satirical print in England and on the Continent, to / (Boston: D.R. Godine, Publisher, in association with Boston College Museum of Art, c), also by Reva Wolf and Boston College. Museum of Art (page images at HathiTrust).
Hughes gives us a comprehensive biography of Goya, the times in which he lived and most prominently his art. The book is sympathetic and insightful of an artist whose work is itself engaging and poignant. more I finished this book this morning. It is a beautiful hard-bound book including high quality, /5. Although Goya’s graphic work is grounded in the dramatic Baroque tradition of contrasting lights and darks, recalling Tiepolo’s war scenes and Rembrandt’s etchings, The Disasters of War etchings employ the tradition within a unique compositional framework. The following is an incomplete list of Francisco Goya 's works. 5 External links. #N#Consecration of Aloysius Gonzaga as patron saint of youth. Saragossa Museum, Spain. #N#Apparition of the Virgin of the Pillar to Saint James and his Saragossan disciples. Collection of Pascual de Quinto, Saragossa, Spain. #N#The Holy Family with Saint Joachim. The book records Goya's work, piece by piece and wraps a narrative of what Goya was doing at the time of the works around each artwork. If you have an interest in Goya, it is a rewarding read. If you just pick it up to know about Goya, you won't get through it/5(55).
Goya, by Robert Hughes (Vintage, £). As everyone who knows anything about Robert Hughes knows, he had a horrific car accident in that nearly killed him. "The impact smashed my body like. Francisco Goya was born in Fuendetodos, Aragón, Spain, on 30 March to José Benito de Goya y Franque and Gracia de Lucientes y family had moved that year from the city of Zaragoza, but there is no record why; likely José was commissioned to work there. They were lower middle-class. José was the son of a notary and of Basque origin, his ancestors being Born: 30 March , Fuendetodos, Aragon, Spain. A large but light book containing some great, disturbing graphic work by Goya, a master of the etching process. The paper could be better and the production more generous but at a cheap price this is a great collection of his later etchings/5(12). The book covers periods of Goyas life in Spain and what was going on around Goya during his life time. Its a fun, interesting and easy to read book although there is not a single drawing or image of a single work of art by Goya/5.