• Francisco Goya, Born on this day in 1746

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    The Clothed Maja
    The Naked Maja
    The Third of May
    Francisco Goya , in full Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes , (born March 30, 1746, Fuendetodos, Spain-died April 16, 1828, Bordeaux , France), Spanish artist whose paintings, drawings, and engravings reflected contemporary historical upheavals and influenced important 19th- and 20th-century painters. The series of etchings The Disasters of War (1810-14) records the horrors of the Napoleonic invasion. His masterpieces in painting include The Naked Maja , The Clothed Maja , and The 3rd of May 1808: The Execution of the Defenders of Madrid...
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