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Francisco de Goya

(Spanish, 1746–1828)

aveugle enlevé sur les cornes d'un tauréau (dios se lo pague a usted) by francisco de goya

Francisco de Goya

Aveugle Enlevé sur les Cornes d'Un Tauréau (Dios se lo Pague a Usted), ca. 1810

renounce the friend who covers you with his wings and bites you with his beak by francisco de goya

Francisco de Goya

Renounce the Friend Who Covers You with His Wings and Bites You with His Beak, 1864

she who is ill wed never misses a chance to say so by francisco de goya

Francisco de Goya

She Who Is Ill Wed Never Misses a Chance to Say So, 1864

two heads are better than one by francisco de goya

Francisco de Goya

Two Heads are Better than One, 1864

Biography

Timeline

1746
Born Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes on March 30, 1746 in Fuendetodos, Spain
1760
Apprenticed to Jose Luzan, a local painter
1773
Marries the sister of the court painter, Francisco Bayeu, under whom he had received training in Madrid
1775
Paints cartoons (designs) for the royal tapestry factory in Madrid until 1792
1780
Elected a member of the Royal Academy of San Fernando, Madrid
1785
Appointed deputy director of painting at the Royal Academy of San Fernando
1786
Appointed painter to the king, Charles III
1789
Named court painter
1792
An illness leaves him permanently deaf
1795
Serves as director of painting at the Royal Academy until 1797