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Goya: his life and work

Pierre Gassier

Goya: his life and work

with a catalogue raisonné of the paintings, drawings and engravings

by Pierre Gassier

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goya, Francisco, 1746-1828.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Pierre Gassier and Juliet Wilson; edited by François Lachenal; preface by Enrique Lafuente Ferrari.
    ContributionsBareau, Juliet Wilson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND813.G7 G3413 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination400 p.
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5031125M
    ISBN 100500090750
    LC Control Number73887333

    Goya’s introduction to the royal workshops, a relationship that lasted the rest of his life and spanned four ruling monarchies, began in The German painter Anton Raphael Mengs asked Goya to work on tapestry cartoons, or preliminary paintings, for the Royal Tapestry Factory at Santa Bárbara. Goya painted sixty-three cartoons for two. Goya (Book): Hughes, Robert: Robert Hughes, who has stunned us with comprehensive works on subjects as sweeping and complex as the history of Australia (The Fatal Shore), the modern art movement (The Shock of the New), the nature of American art (American Visions), and the nature of America itself as seen through its art (The Culture of Complaint), now turns his renowned critical eye .

      Tomlinson brought together four Goya authorities to contribute full-length essays and brief commentaries on the paintings to the first text devoted exclusively to this aspect of Goya’s work This book, like the exhibition it accompanies, makes Francisco Goya seem an ever-larger figure.”—John Loughery, The Sunday Star-Ledger. After some turbulent times in Spain, in , the year-old finally settled in Bordeaux, France. Settling among other exiled Spanish liberals, Goya remained a prolific and ambitious painter, with an appetite for life that impressed his friends. Portraits were a way to communicate for Goya, to show people his love and admiration for them. Goya.

    In a work that is at once interpretive biography and cultural epic, Hughes grounds Goya firmly in the context of his time, taking us on a wild romp through Spanish history; from the brutality and easy violence of street life to the fiery terrors of the Holy Inquisition to the grave realities of war, Hughes shows us in vibrant detail the /5(K).   I wish she wrote more on Goya's technique and his personal life, both of which she does not go into much. The or so colour reproductions of Goya's work are excellent, and there are many good close-ups. Unfortunately, Goya produced around 1, works, so it is disappointing that only a fraction of them are in this book.4/5(2).


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Goya: his life and work by Pierre Gassier Download PDF EPUB FB2

Life & Complete Work Of Francisco Goya Hardcover – Decem by Rh Value Publishing (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). In a work that is at once interpretive biography and cultural epic, Hughes grounds Goya firmly in the context of his time, taking us on a wild romp through Spanish history; from the brutality and easy violence of street life to the fiery terrors of the Holy Inquisition to the grave realities of war, Hughes shows us in vibrant detail the /5(57).

Francisco Goya was one of the greatest painters and printmakers of the late 18th and early 19th centuries in Europe. He is regarded as one of the latest of the Old Masters and one of the earliest of the modern artists. His works reflected contemporary upheavals and influenced important later artists.

Synopsis. A famed painter in his own lifetime, Francisco de Goya was born on Main Fuendetodos, Spain. He began his art studies as a teenager and even spent time in Rome, Italy, to Born: First, the book's title is rather misleading.

One assumes the book to discuss Goya's life and work as the central focal point. The title does suggest the discussion of more secondary items, but one would assume "life & times" to focus on how the times influenced Goya's work/5. Color-illustrated dust jacket with white lettering.

48 color, bw plates. Oversized at nearly 10 pounds, and will require extra shipping. The first complete and definitive edition of the works of Goya, with reproductions of ALL his paintings, drawings and engravings. The book traces the evolution of Goya's work throughout his life. Hughes' Goya is a well-written analysis of Goya's life and the time in which he lived.

Half of the reason I bought the book originally was for the images, and I was not disappointed. The book does an excellent job of explaining the history and politics of /5.

Goya's burgeoning career was briefly interrupted in when an undiagnosed illness left him permanently deaf. Although he continued to work for the Spanish royal family, his handicap led him to distance himself from public life as he grew increasingly embittered and melancholy.

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You can pre-order GOYA: GET OFF YOUR ASSETS right now for only $ This will be one more ASSET in your library:). In a work that is at once interpretive biography and cultural epic, Hughes grounds Goya firmly in the context of his time, taking us on a wild romp through Spanish history; from the brutality and easy violence of street life to the fiery terrors of the Holy Inquisition to the grave realities of war, Hughes shows us in vibrant detail the.

Francisco Goya was born in Fuendetodos, Aragón, Spain, on 30 March to José Benito de Goya y Franque and Gracia de Lucientes y family had moved that year from the city of Zaragoza, but there is no record why; likely José was commissioned to work there. They were lower middle-class. José was the son of a notary and of Basque origin, his ancestors being from Zerain, earning Born: 30 MarchFuendetodos, Aragon, Spain.

Francisco Goya was a renowned Spanish painter, noted for his royal portraits and experimental works. This biography profiles his childhood, life, works, achievements and timeline.

Goya was born in Fuendetodos, Aragón, Spain, in to José Benito de Goya y Franque and Gracia de Lucientes y Salvador. He spent his childhood in Fuendetodos, where his family lived in a house bearing the family crest of his mother. His father earned his living as a gilder.

Building upon the historical evidence that exists, Hughes tracks Goya’s development, as man and artist, without missing a beat, from the early works commissioned by the Church, through his long, productive, and tempestuous career at court, to the darkly sinister and cryptic work he did at the end of his life.

In a work that is at once 4/5(1). A close look at Goya’s final years and his brilliant culminating work Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (–) spent the last four years of his life living in Bordeaux with other political émigrés from Spain and South America.

In those years he created small-scale, intimate pieces, including uncommissioned portraits of friends and family, miniature paintings on ivory plaques, and. Get this from a library. The life and complete work of Francisco Goya.

[Pierre Gassier; Juliet Wilson-Bareau; François Lachenal] -- This book traces the evolution of Goya's work throughout his life. Includes reproductions of all his paintings, drawings, and engravings. The Guardian - Back to home. imagined by Goya in the twilight of his life (he was born in and died in ) – have terrible resonance in the modern world.

Goya started to get work. This book is the best to be written about Goya, placing him squarely in the modern arena, debunking most of the silly and trivial myths surrounding his life, and educating the public on one of the true masters.

Hughes build-up is slow but thorough. The novice and art-historian alike are given a full historical context for Goya and his work.5/5(5).

This beautifully illustrated book is essential reading for anyone who would like to learn about the life, work and influence of one of Spain's great masters. It is an enthralling biography that traces Goya's life and career, as religious painter, printmaker, portraitist, contemporary chronicler and respected member of the royal court.4/5(1).Aroundthe pre-eminent painter at the Spanish court, Francisco Goya, was in his 60s and had been quite deaf for many years when he began to work on a series of etchings, eventually numbering Author: Aidan Dunne.About Old Man Goya.

Inwhen he was forty-seven, the Spanish painter Francisco de Goya contracted a serious illness that left him stone deaf.

In this extraordinary book, Julia Blackburn follows Goya through the remaining thirty-five years of his life.