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Goya (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

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Discover the genius of Francisco de Goya with this beautifully illustrated and expertly written guide, which tells the fascinating story of his life and work.

Art historian and professional artist Patricia Wright describes how Goya lived through one of the most turbulent periods in Spanish history, and analyzes many of his most important paintings.

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Overview

Discover the genius of Francisco de Goya with this beautifully illustrated and expertly written guide, which tells the fascinating story of his life and work.

Art historian and professional artist Patricia Wright describes how Goya lived through one of the most turbulent periods in Spanish history, and analyzes many of his most important paintings.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789448774
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/1999
  • Series: DK Eyewitness Books Series
  • Edition description: 1st American Edition
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.84 (w) x 11.26 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Table of Contents

A modest beginning 6
Success in Saragossa 8
Goya at thirty 10
The Royal Tapestry Factory 12
Tradition and invention 14
A new direction 16
Fashionable portrait painter 18
Cartoons for two kings 20
Goya and the child 22
Illness: a turning point 24
"Only Goya" 26
Caprice 28
Sorcery and witchcraft 30
Goya's great fresco 32
The Royal Family 34
Majas and majismo 36
The guerilla war 38
The horrors of war 40
Spanish rule restored 42
Goya and the Church 44
Brush with death 46
House of the Deaf Man 48
The Black Paintings 50
Beasts of the air 52
A muted world 54
The last years in Spain 56
Exile in France 58
Goya dies at eighty 60
Key biographies 62
Goya collections
Glossary 63
Works on show
Index 64
Acknowledgments
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