Francisco Goya - Self portrait (detail), 1796

Francisco de Goya /   Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Spain 1746 - 1828

Illustration, Fine Art, Painting, Printmaking, Old Master Print

Francisco de Goya
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
August 28, 2013
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Francisco de Goya was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns.

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