Family life he was born in fuendetodos, spain, to josé benito de goya y franque and gracia de lucientes y salvador his father was a gilder he was married to josefa bayeu and he had a son named javier and a daughter named maria. Spanish art - francisco de goya francisco goya was born in fuendetodos, aragon, in spain, yet moved to zaragoza shortly afterwards he then studied with many artists as an apprentice firstly with josé luzan when goya was only fourteen after this, goya moved to study in madrid with a painter revered by the spanish. Short biography of francisco goya (1746 - 1828) francisco josé de goya y lucientes was a spanish painter [. Francisco de goya holds a unique and interesting place in art as one of the last old masters and the first of the modern painters though trained in. Francisco jose de goya y lucientes was born near saragossa in aragon on 30 march 1746 his father was a painter goya's formal artistic education began at the age of 14 when he was apprenticed to a local painter in 1763 goya went to madrid and worked under another artist from aragon, francisco bayeu, whose sister. Francisco de goya y lucientes was born on march 30, 1746, in fuendetodos, a village in northern spain the family later moved to saragossa, where goya's father worked as a gilder at about 14 young goya was apprenticed to jose luzan, a local painter later he went to italy to continue his study of art on returning to.
Francisco goya was a spanish romantic painter and printmaker regarded both as the last of the old masters and the first of the moderns. Goya in fact arrived, deaf, old, awkward and weak, his old friend and protector leandro fernandez de moratin reported in a letter back to madrid, and without knowing a word of french and without bringing a servant (that no one needs more than he), and so happy and desirous of seeing the world3 he would live four. Francisco de goya was born on march 30, 1746 his life and singular creative adventure took place in times of extreme social, political and cultural convulsion at the passage of the 18th to the 19th century, spain, europe and america were going through profound transformation and changes in their fundamental structures.
Read our extensive francisco de goya biography, featuring his rise to prominence as an international artist. Francisco josé de goya y lucientes was a spanish romantic painter and printmaker he is considered the most important spanish artist of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and throughout his long career was a commentator and chronicler of his era immensely successful in his lifetime, goya is often referred to as both.
Francisco de goya (spanish, 1746–1828) was a neoclassical painter, highly regarded as the last of the old masters and the first modern artist goya was born in fuendetodos, northern spain, but later moved to saragossa, where his father worked as a gilder his keen interest in the decorative rococo style that was. Biography of francisco de goya, an innovative spanish romantic painter. Francisco de goya y lucientes began what would be an enormously productive career at an early age born in fuendetodos, spain in 1746, he was only 12 years old when he apprenticed in the studio of painter josé luzán y martinez in zaragoza it would take him nearly 20 years and several prestigious commissions to.
The artist's vision is more important than tradition francisco de goya, a spanish artist, believed that the most important thing was to draw what he saw rather than following the traditional style unlike any other artists of his time, goya did not tend to imitate renaissance arts targeting classical subject matters. Great goya etchings: the proverbs, the tauromaquia and the bulls of bordeaux (dover fine art, history of art) may 12, 2006 by francisco goya and philip hofer. Francisco de goya painting painter, engraver and universal artist together with velazquez and picasso, he is one of the three great figures of spanish art official information on culture in spain.
Francisco goya was a renowned spanish painter, noted for his royal portraits and experimental works this biography francisco jose de goya y lucientes was born on march 30, 1746, in fuendetodos, aragon, spain, to master gilder jose benito de goya y franque and gracia de lucientes y salvador. Francisco goya's life was punctuated with highs, lows and very lows, something which made his art even more enthralling and his suffering even more intense born in 1746 in aragón, francisco de goya became an artist's apprentice aged 14 before heading off to the bright lights of madrid in 1764 with all the aspirations of. 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. Francisco de goya was born in aragón, spain, on march 30, 1746 his dad was a guilder, and his family was middle class they lived in a house that bore his mom's family crest, but later moved to madrid at the age of 14, he became an apprentice to josé luzán, but was not with him for long because of the move to madrid.