Thursday 10 March 2011

designer loves art... 63... Goya

many artist suffer some kind of disability...
this is Francisco de Goya
Spanish painter he became court painter in 1789 for Charles IV. because of an illness he became deaf by the age of 46 he took a dramatic point in this work turning everything darker and more violent than in his younger years. during the French occupation of Spain he remained court painter he painted 2 scenes of the uprising of the Spanish against occupying forces.
in his last years he settled in Bordeaux where he took on lithography

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