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Francisco GOYA - Ruega por ella, Etching

Francisco GOYA (1746-1828)
Ruega por ella
plate that has been etched with acid.">Etching
6th edition out of 12, printed in the XIXh c. and limited to 230 prints.

The engraving is taken from the "Caprichos" series created by Goya around 1790 and which consists of eighty plates. The Spanish painter intends to highlight and criticize the follies, the evil, and
defects of his contemporary society. The scene represented here shows a young prostitute who is properly prepared, and on the right an old woman prays in the hope to earn as much as possible thanks
to the work of the girl.
This item is sold by a professional art dealer who guaranties its authenticity.

Francisco de Goya : Born in 1746 in Fuendetodos (Zaragoza, Spain), Francisco de Goya was a spanish painter and engraver. Goya's art is considered as the precursor of the artistic avant-gardes of the 20th century. In 1780, he was elected at the Royal Academy of fine-arts of San Fernando. On his return to Madrid, he became the aristocracy painter, and, in 1786, painter to the King himself. Burdened by deafness in 1792, Goya expressed his pain in his work (Caprices, 1799 (etchings)). The spread of Napoleonic wars to Spain, in 1808, inspired espacially his etching series "Les Désastres de la guerre" (The Disasters of War), and his paintings "El dos de mayo" and "El tres de mayo" (1814). In 1824, the absolutism of Fernando VII led him to quit Spain to settle in Bordeaux, where he created many portraits and became familiar with lithography. The painter died in Bordeaux in 1828.

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