Witness: Reality and Imagination in the Prints of Francisco Goya

Date/Time

Apr 22, 2017 to Sep 6, 2017
10:00 AM until 05:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Description

Francisco Goya witnessed decades of political turmoil and social upheaval as court painter to four successive rulers of Spain. Among his greatest achievements were four series of etchings that chronicle the transformation of Spanish society and his own personal visions: Los Caprichos (The Caprices), Los Desastres de la Guerra (The Disasters of War), La Tauromaquia (Bullfighting), and Los Disparates (The Follies). Near the end of his life, Goya also produced a set of four grand lithographs known as the Bulls of Bordeaux. This exhibition highlights prints from each series, exploring the imagery and techniques that make Goya one of the greatest graphic artists of all time.

Cost

$20

Location

View map Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

Neighborhood:

Philadelphia

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