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(ˈɡɔɪə; Spanish ˈɡoja)
(Biography) 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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Francisco de (Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes), 1746–1828, Spanish painter.
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It was one of those spectres, half light, half shadow, such as one beholds in dreams and in the extraordinary work of Goya, pale, motionless, sinister, crouching over a tomb, or leaning against the grating of a prison cell.
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We are all so blessed to have His Holiness Pope Francis visit the United States and for the opportunity to donate food in his name to each of the cities that he will visit during his stay," says Bob Unanue, President of Goya Foods.
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The One World/One Brand Trade Show, which made its debut in 2008, offers Goya retail customers (supermarkets and bodegas) significant discounts and incentives.
Goya, who romped to victory in the Tour de las Americas Q-School by nine shots in 2007 to first demonstrate his potential, won twice on the Challenge Tour in 2008, then triumphed in last year's Madeira Island Open on only his sixth European Tour start.
Goya, winner of the Madeira Islands Open in March and one of four players from his country to win on the circuit already this season, went to the turn in just 30 strokes.
The fiery French actor began dating Goya - best friend of Penelope Cruz - just weeks after splitting from Kylie, 38, in February following her successful fight against breast cancer.
This masterful canvas was painted when Goya was at the height of his career, six years after he was appointed court painter to King Charles IV, and the year he was named director of the illustrious Academy of San Fernando in Madrid.
The Sandwell Goya exhibition is being supported by the Friends of Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery
Goya spent two years creating the plates for ``Los Caprichos,'' a collection of 80 etchings originally published in 1799 and considered to be the Spanish artist's first important series.
According to Leandro Fernandez de Moratin (1760-1828), friend of Goya, in a letter to his cousin Maria, in 1817, Goya was familiar with the camera obscura: