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Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

male / Spanish
painter, draftsman, etcher, lithographer, war artist, court painter
court painer from 1786
Fuendetodos 1746-03-30
Bordeaux 1828-04-16
his body was transported to Madrid in 1901 (Stepanek 2014, p. 345)
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Braulio José Goya and Gracia Lucientes; brother of Rita, Tomás, Jacinta, Mariano and Camilo
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Biographical information
Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid)
member since 1780 (Pérez Sánchez 1987)
Active in
  • Zaragoza (Spanje) 1759
    c. 1759
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1763 - 1770
  • Italië 1769
    off to Italy between May or June, 1769, and February or March, 1770 (Sureda 2008, p. 292)
  • Rome 1771
    accounted in Rome; on March 20 sent 'Victorious Annibal' from Rome to the contest of the Reale Accademia de Belle Arti di Parma (Sureda 2008, p. 292)
  • Zaragoza (Spanje) 1771 - 1775
    c. 1771-1772 (Sureda 2008, p. 293)
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1775-01-03 - 1780
    Pérez Sánchez 1987; in July 7, 1780, became member of the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando
  • Zaragoza (Spanje) 1780
    moved to Zaragoza with his family to paint the dome of Regina Martyrum in El Pilar
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1785
    in July 1786, appointed court painter to the king Charles IV
  • Sevilla 1793
  • Cádiz 1793
  • Cádiz 1796
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1797
    early 1797; on October 31, 1799, appointed first court painter
  • Parijs 1824-06-30 - 1824
    on May 30 travelled to France; on June 30, arrived in Paris (Stepanek et al. 2014, p. 345)
  • Bordeaux 1824-09
    moved to Bordeaux in early September (Stepanek et al. 2014, p. 345)
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1826-04
    retired formally from his court duties
  • Bordeaux 1826-07-15
    back in France (Stepanek et al. 2014, p. 345)
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1827-05
    was commissioned to portray the banker Juan Bautista de Miguiro (Stepanek et al. 2014, p. 345)
  • Bordeaux 1827-09-20 - 1828-04-16
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
history (as a genre), Christian religious scene, portrait, genre, still life, game piece (still life), fish piece, kitchen piece (still life)
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-12-15; Last modified date: 2020-09-28


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