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The Best Artwork by Francisco Goya

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A list of Francisco Goya artwork, including all notable Francisco Goya paintings, sculptures and other works of art, with photos when available. These popular Francisco Goya pieces are sorted alphabetically by the title of the work of art. These are some of Francisco Goya's most famous art pieces, so if you're wondering what art was made by Francisco Goya and how many major pieces of art Francisco Goya made then this list is a great resource. If you want to know more about these pieces of renowned Francisco Goya artwork, then click on their names for additional information.

This list includes The Second of May 1808, The Third of May 1808 and more.

Francisco Goya is a renowned artist celebrated by people from all around the world, so skip a day at the museum and check out these historic works of art that were created by Francisco Goya. {#nodes}
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    The Second of May 1808, also known as The Charge of the Mamelukes, is a painting by the Spanish painter Francisco Goya. It is a companion to the painting The Third of May 1808 and is set in the Calle de Alcalá near Puerta del Sol, Madrid, during the Dos de Mayo Uprising. It depicts one of the many people's rebellions against the French occupation of Spain that sparked the Peninsular War. Both paintings were completed in a two-month time frame in 1814. Today they are displayed in Madrid's Museo del Prado....  more
    • Artist: Francisco Goya
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    The Third of May 1808 is a painting completed in 1814 by the Spanish painter Francisco Goya, now in the Museo del Prado, Madrid. In the work, Goya sought to commemorate Spanish resistance to Napoleon's armies during the occupation of 1808 in the Peninsular War. Along with its companion piece of the same size, The Second of May 1808, it was commissioned by the provisional government of Spain at Goya's suggestion. The painting's content, presentation, and emotional force secure its status as a groundbreaking, archetypal image of the horrors of war. Although it draws on many sources from both high and popular art, The Third of May 1808 marks a clear break from convention. Diverging from the...  more
    • Artist: Francisco Goya
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Charles IV of Spain and His Family is an oil on canvas painting by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya who began work on this painting in 1800 and completed it in the summer of 1801. It features life sized depictions of Charles IV of Spain and his family, ostentatiously dressed in fine costume and jewelry. The painting was modeled after Velázquez's Las Meninas when setting the royal subjects in a naturalistic and plausible setting. The royal family is apparently paying a visit to the artist's studio, while Goya can be seen to the left looking outwards towards the viewer. As in "Las Meninas," the artist is shown working on a canvas, of which only the rear is visible; however, the atmospheric...  more
    • Artist: Francisco Goya
    • Genres (Art): Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Friar Pedro Binds El Maragato with a Rope

    • Artist: Francisco Goya
    • Art Form: Painting
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