[goi-uh; Spanish gaw-yah]
- 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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According to some rumors, Goya was once on staff before his fame as a Spanish painter.Inside The World’s 10 Oldest Restaurants
December 20, 2014
John Baldesssari received a second trophy and made an even shorter one, thanking Giotto, Goya, Matisse, Duchamp, and Sol LeWitt.My Biennale Favorites
June 8, 2009
She wore more black lace than a Goya duchess; the effect is that of the Magdalene, as dressed by Bill Blass.Chris Matthews on the Buckley Mystique
May 3, 2009
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 made his appearance, and with him Spanish art underwent a renewal and an aggrandizement.
- 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)