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Goya (25) free pdf Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828), one of Spain's most revered and controversial painters, is known for his intense, chilling, and sometimes grotesque paintings depicting the injustice of society with brutal sincerity. A court painter to the Spanish crown, he captured, through his works, a snapshot of life in Spain in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Coming at the tail end of the Old Masters period, Goya, with his audacious, subversie, and highly influential works, can be considered the first painter of the modern era. His influence can be seen in the works of artists as varied as Picasso and Francis Bacon.About the Series:
Every book in TASCHEN's Basic Art Series features:
a detailed chronological summary of the artist's life and work, covering the cultural and historical importance of the artistapproximately 100 color illustrations with explanatory captionsa concise biography

About Rose-Marie Hagen

Rose-Marie Hagen was born in Switzerland and studied history, Romance languages and literature in Lausanne. After further studies in Paris and Florence, she lectured at the American University in Washington D.C. Rainer Hagen was born in Hamburg and graduated in literature and theatre studies in Munich. He later worked for radio and TV, most recently as chief editor of a German public broadcasting service. Together they have produced 15 episodes of the TV series "History In Pictures, "and collaborated on several TASCHEN titles, including "What Great Paintings Say"" I "

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Author : Rose-Marie Hagen
Publisher : Taschen
Data Published : 01 October 2012
ISBN : 3836539543
EAN : 9783836539548
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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