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Goya

[goi-uh; Spanish gaw-yah]
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noun
  1. Fran·cis·co de [fran-sis-koh duh; Spanish frahn-thees-kaw de, -sees-] /frænˈsɪs koʊ də; Spanish frɑnˈθis kɔ dɛ, -ˈsis-/, Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, 1746–1828, Spanish painter.
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  • In three instances (including the Goya) out of twenty-one he was successful.

  • At the question, "Well, old man, how did the great Goya strike you?"

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

  • Goya decided to compete, and one of the vaults, with its adjacent panels, was assigned to him.

    Goya

    Fr. Crastre

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

    Goya

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Goya

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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