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Francisco José Goya y Lucientes, 1746-1828

Nationality: Spanish
Date of Birth: 1746.03.30
Place of Birth: Fuendetodos, near Saragossa
Date of Death: 1828.04.16
Place of Death: Bordeaux, France

Identity:

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes was a painter and print-maker.

Life:

His etchings were occasionally compared to those of Whistler; his portraiture may also have influenced Whistler, who would have known of it through exhibitions in London and Manchester.

Bibliography:

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61; http://www.getty.edu (accessed 2003); The Grove Dictionary of Art Online, ed. L. Macy, http://www.groveart.com (accessed 2004).