Two marvellous plein air oil sketches of washermen contrast with his densely populated history paintings, and there’s even an Italian landscape.
A famous and prolific Spanish history painter of the late 19th century, the centenary of whose death we mark next week. Early paintings, and a Delacroix.
Includes a chronological list of all his paintings shown in the series, together with links to each of the articles, and some of his self-portraits.
An overview of his major paintings from La Gloria in 1772 to experimental miniatures on ivory flakes in 1825.
In the last four years of his life, he concentrated on drawing and printmaking. These paintings were Goya’s farewell.
During the winter of 1824-25, when in Bordeaux, he painted about 40 remarkable miniatures on slivers of ivory. Here are nine of the survivors.
The remaining seven Black Paintings, a double portrait of the artist with the doctor who had saved his life, and a heartfelt painting of Saint Peter.
In 1819, Goya retired to live in a villa just outside the chaos of Madrid. On its walls he painted 14 nightmare visions. Here are seven of them.
Some important paintings from 1815-19, including two religious works with deep personal meaning. Goya’s paintings are now dominated by black.
In 1814, following the restoration of the Spanish monarchy, Goya painted four works showing the uprising of 1808. One of these is now a major work of the European canon.