Vincent G Barlow

19th  &  20th Century Books & Prints

Artist Details

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Artist:Francisco Goya

Artist Initials:F.

Artist Details:Goya was born in Fuente de Todus, Aragon and was the first artist to make the transition from Old Master to Modern Artist around the turn of the nineteenth century. As well as being a painter of great importance he was a prolific and innovative print maker issuing collections of prints on themes such as Los Caprichos and Los Proverbios among others. Such was his fame that these collections of etchings were re-printed through many editions in the ninetenth and twentieth centuries. Ref: the catalogues of Goya's etched works by Delteil and by Harris.