Picture of Mona Lisa

Survey of Art 1B

Romantic Expressionism


Fast Facts

Goya was inspired by Velazquez and Rembrandt. He believed that the violence, greed, and foolishness of contemporary Spanish society had to be examined mercilessly. He witnessed and recorded the invasion of the French lead by Napoleon and its brutal, often bloody, aftermath. Romantic Expressionism is exclusive to Goya.


Picture of "Family of Charles IV" by Goya

Family of Charles IV 1800

Artist: Francisco Goya (1746-1828)


Picture of "The Third of May" by Goya

The Third of May, 1808

Artist: Francisco Goya (1746-1828)


Picture of "Saturn Devouring His Children" by Goya

Saturn Devouring His Children, 1821-1823

Artist: Francisco Goya (1746-1828)


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