Francisco José Goya
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Francisco José Goya (1746 - 1828)

Francisco José (Francisco José) Goya
Born in Fuendetodos, Aragon, Spainmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Father of
Died in Bordeaux, Francemap
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Biography

Francisco José Goya

Origin

Francisco José was born in Fuendetodos, Aragon, Spain on March 30, 1746.[1] He was a son of José Goya and Gracia Lucientes.[1]

Early Years

Francisco was born to a poor family in rural Spain.[2] Francisco's father, Jose, was the son of a notary.[1] A notary had a little education and could provide the simplest of legal services, somewhat a country lawyer.[1] Francisco's mother was of the hidalgo class, the most minor of nobility, they were financially handicapped by a prohibition against doing useful work, having a trade or a craft.[1]

Family

Francisco José married to Josefa Bayeu.

Spanish Romantic Painter

Goya is considered to straddle the line between the Old Masters and the modern painters. His work was both the product and the instrument of change in the political and social consciousness of Western Europe.

Death

Goya died 15 April1828 at Bordeaux, France.[2]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Schickel, Richard and the editors of Time-Life Books, The world of Goya, 1746-1828, (Pages 9) New York, Time-Life Books, 1968, Web accessed at [openlibrary.org] July 26, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Castre, Fr. and M. Henry Roujon, editor, Goya, Project Gutenberg EBook, accessed September 11, 2014

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Acknowledgments

Thank you to Ivan X for creating WikiTree profile Goya-1 and to everyone who contributed to this profile.



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