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15 Most Famous Paintings by Fransesco Goya

Fransesco Goya Famous Paintings

Francesco Goya was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker who was born on 30 March 1746 in Fuendetodos, Spain, and died on 16 April 1828 in Bordeaux, France. The article contains 15 Most Famous Paintings by Francisco Goya.

Francisco Goya, the most important Spanish artist of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, has been crowned by many as the last of the Old Masters and the father of modern art. The enigmatic and dark series, the Black Paintings, are the natural outcome of his life. The turbulent political times as well as a string of personal tragedies and illness shaped his thinking and marked the climax of his illustrious artistic career.

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Asmodea

Asmodea by Fransesco Goya

Asmodea by Fransesco Goya

Asmodea is a painting produced by Fransesco Goya between 1820 and 1823. This painting is also known by the name as Fantastic Vision. This painting shows shows two flying figures hovering over a landscape dominated by a large tabled mountain. This painting can be viewed at Museo del Prado, Madrid.

The Third of May 1808

The Third of May 1808 by Fransesco Goya

The Third of May 1808 by Fransesco Goya

The Third of May 1808 is a painting produced by Fransesco Goya in 1814. This painting by the Spanish artist is well known for its groundbreaking, archetypal image of the horrors of war. This painting can be viewed at Museo del Prado, Madrid.

Saturn Devouring His Son

Saturn Devouring His Son by Fransesco Goya

Saturn Devouring His Son by Fransesco Goya

Saturn Devouring His Son is a painting produced by Fransesco Goya between 1819 and 1823. The Spanish artist painted 14 Black Paintings including this one that was directly hung onto the walls of his house. This painting can be viewed at Museo del Prado, Madrid.

Charles IV of Spain and His Family

Charles IV of Spain and His Family by Fransesco Goya

Charles IV of Spain and His Family by Fransesco Goya

Charles IV of Spain and His Family is a most famous painting produced by Fransesco Goya between 1800 and 1801. This painting depicts life sized depictions of Charles IV of Spain and his family, ostentatiously dressed in fine costume and jewelry. This painting can be viewed at Museo del Prado, Madrid.

The Nude Maja

The Nude Maja by Fransesco Goya

The Nude Maja by Fransesco Goya

The Nude Maja is a painting produced by Fransesco Goya between 1797 and 1800. This painting depicts a nude woman reclining on a bed of pillows and it was probably commissioned by Manuel de Godoy. This painting can be viewed at Museo del Prado, Madrid.

The Second of May 1808

The Second of May 1808 by Fransesco Goya

The Second of May 1808 by Fransesco Goya

The Second of May 1808 is a painting produced by Fransesco Goya in 1814. Another similar painting was produced named as The Third of May 1808 and his regarded as its companion. This painting can be viewed at Museo del Prado, Madrid.

The Clothed Maja

The Clothed Maja by Fransesco Goya

The Clothed Maja by Fransesco Goya

The Clothed Maja is a most famous painting produced by Fransesco Goya between 1800 and 1805. This is the clothed version of the earlier painting The Nude Maja painted by the same artist. This painting can be viewed at Museo del Prado, Madrid.

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Witches’ Sabbath

Witches' Sabbath by Fransesco Goya

Witches’ Sabbath by Fransesco Goya

Witches’ Sabbath is a painting produced by Fransesco Goya between 1797 and 1798. This painting was purchased in 1798 along with five other paintings related to witchcraft by the Duke and Duchess of Osuna. This painting can be viewed at Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid.

The Colossus

The Colossus by Fransesco Goya

The Colossus by Fransesco Goya

The Colossus is a painting produced by Fransesco Goya between 1808 and 1812. This painting was donated by the estate of Pedro Fernández Durán in 1931 to the current location museum. This painting can be viewed at Museo del Prado, Madrid.

Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zúñiga

Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zúñiga by Fransesco Goya

Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zúñiga by Fransesco Goya

Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zúñiga is a famous painting produced by Fransesco Goya between 1787 and 1788. This painting is also known by the name as Goya’s Red Boy. This painting can be viewed at Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Witches’ Flight

Witches' Flight by Fransesco Goya

Witches’ Flight by Fransesco Goya

Witches’ Flight is a painting produced by Fransesco Goya between 1797 and 1798. This painting was part of a series of six paintings related to witchcraft acquired by the Duke and Duchess of Osuna in 1798. This painting can be viewed at Museo del Prado, Madrid.

The Forge

The Forge by Fransesco Goya

The Forge by Fransesco Goya

The Forge is a painting produced by Fransesco Goya in 1817. This painting depicts three blacksmiths toiling over an anvil. This painting can be viewed at Frick Collection, New York City.

Portrait of Doña Isabel de Porcel

Portrait of Doña Isabel de Porcel by Fransesco Goya

Portrait of Doña Isabel de Porcel by Fransesco Goya

Portrait of Doña Isabel de Porcel is a painting produced by Fransesco Goya in 1805. The woman depicted in this painting is Isabel Lobo Velasco de Porcel, who was born at Ronda around 1780 and was the second wife of Antonio Porcel. This painting can be viewed at National Gallery, London.

Prison Interior

Prison Interior by Fransesco Goya

Prison Interior by Fransesco Goya

Prison Interior is a painting produced by Fransesco Goya between 1793 and 1794. The Spanish artist painted this around bathed in a dim, cold light which gives it look feeling of purgatory. This painting can be viewed at Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle.

The portrait Sabasa Garcia

The portrait Sabasa Garcia by Fransesco Goya

The portrait Sabasa Garcia by Fransesco Goya

The portrait Sabasa Garcia is a painting produced by Fransesco Goya between 1806 and 1811. Around 1790s, the Spanish painter was developed as a fashionable painter whose painting were in demand. This painting can be viewed at National Gallery of Art , Washington.

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