‘Goya: avant-garde genius’ in Agen

In Agen, in the Lot-et-Garonne region of south-west France, for the exhibition ‘Goya: avant-garde genius. The master and his school’.

The exhibition followed the career of Goya from his time as a designer of tapestries and as a portrait artist whilst at the courts of Kings Charles III and IV in Madrid in the 1770s and 1780s, through his ‘Caprichos’, published in 1799, his ‘Disasters of War’ etchings from 1810 – 20, and the ‘Majas’ paintings, as well as a variety of works concerned with witches, fantastical creatures and religious and political corruption.

Goya exhibition

Goya 'Self-Portrait' (1783)

Francisco Goya ‘Self-Portrait’ (1783)

Goya 'Mariana de Waldstein, Marquesa de Santa Cruz' (c.1798)

Francisco Goya ‘Mariana de Waldstein, Marquesa de Santa Cruz’ (c.1798)

Goya 'Cannibals' (c.1800)

Francisco Goya ‘Cannibals’ (c.1800)

Goya 'And they are like wild beasts' (1812 - 15)

Francisco Goya ‘And they are like wild beasts’ (1812 – 15)

Goya 'The Balloon' (c.1816 - 24)

Francisco Goya ‘The Balloon’ (c.1816 – 24)

Goya 'Capricho with flying animals' (c.1818-19)

Francisco Goya ‘Capricho with flying animals’ (c.1818 -19)

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