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Goya

[goi-uh; Spanish gaw-yah] /ˈgɔɪ ə; Spanish ˈgɔ yɑ/
noun
1.
Francisco de
[fran-sis-koh duh;; Spanish frahn-thees-kaw de,, -sees-] /frænˈsɪs koʊ də;; Spanish frɑnˈθis kɔ dɛ,, -ˈsis-/ (Show IPA),
(Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes) 1746–1828, Spanish painter.
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  • In the hall hung a fine beginning of a picture of the great Duke, painted by Goya at Madrid.

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  • The great Goya only existed because he had created a face which resembled Fleur's.

  • In Rome, as in Madrid, Goya was not long in distinguishing himself by perilous escapades.

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  • Goya was well aware of this, and he did not wait for the arrival of the alguazils.

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  • It soon became the fashion, the rage, to have oneself painted by Goya.

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  • During his sojourn in Rome, Goya came in contact with David.

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  • Goya made his appearance, and with him Spanish art underwent a renewal and an aggrandizement.

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Goya

/ˈɡɔɪə; Spanish ˈɡoja/
noun
1.
Francisco de (franˈθisko de), full name Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes. 1746–1828, Spanish painter and etcher; well known for his portraits, he became court painter to Charles IV of Spain (1799). He recorded the French invasion of Spain in a series of etchings The Disasters of War (1810–14) and two paintings 2 May 1808 and 3 May 1808 (1814)
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