Goya

[ goi-uh; Spanish gaw-yah ]

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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Goya

/ (ˈɡɔɪə, Spanish ˈɡoja) /


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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