Francisco de goya, plate 15 from the disasters of war (los desastres de la guerra): and there's nothing to be done (y no hai remedio), 1810, etching, drypoint, burin and burnisher, 14 x 167 cm (the metropolitan museum of art.
The disasters of war (spanish: los desastres de la guerra) is a series of 82 prints created between 1810 and 1820 by the spanish painter and printmaker francisco goya (1746–1828. Francisco goya created the aquatint series the disasters of war from 1810 to 1820 the eighty-two images add up to a visual indictment of and protest against the french occupation of spain by napoleon bonaparte. Goya's disasters of war some of the most graphic images to come out of the brutal guerrilla war in the peninsular war were penned by francisco de goya.
The disasters of war [1810-1820] – by francisco goya francisco goya created “the disasters of war” from 1810-1820 these 80 etchings and aquatints show scenes from the spanish struggle against the french army under napolean bonaparte, who invaded spain in 1808. But the disasters of war was not the last time that goya would take on the subject of the horrors of the peninsular war in 1814, after completing the disasters of war , goya created his masterpiece the third of may, 1808 which portrays the ramifications of the initial uprising of spanish against the french, right after napoleon’s takeover.
Goya's disasters of war some of the most graphic images to come out of the brutal guerrilla war in the peninsular war were penned by francisco de goya click to enlarge these pictures. At the same time, goya was an astute observer of the world around him, and his art responded directly to the tumultuous events of his day, from the liberations of the enlightenment, to the suppressions of the inquisition, to the horrors of war following the napoleonic invasion.
Francisco de goya y lucientes was born in fuendetodos, spain, to a lower-middle-class family the fourth of six children, he spent the majority of his childhood in zaragoza, a nearby city where his family was originally from. A brilliant, sobering and visionary window onto that world is provided by “los caprichos (the caprices),” a series of 80 etchings by francisco josé de goya y lucientes (1746-1828), currently.
Francisco goya, in full francisco josé de goya y lucientes, (born the series of etchings the disasters of war (1810–14) records the horrors of the designs and captions and goya’s announcement that his themes were from the “extravagances and follies common to all society,” they were probably recognized as references to well.
Francisco goya, and there’s nothing to be done (y no hai remedio), plate 15 from the disasters of war (los desastres de la guerra), 1810, etching, drypoint, burin and burnisher, 14 x 167 cm (the metropolitan museum of art. War as disaster the first group of prints, to which “y no hay remedio” belongs, shows the sobering consequences of conflict between french troops and spanish civilians but the disasters of war was not the last time that goya would take on the subject of the horrors of the peninsular war in 1814, francisco de goya and the spanish. For me, though, nothing quite matches the originality and truth-telling ferocity of the disasters of war, a series of 80 aquatint etchings, complete with caustic captions, by the spanish artist francisco de goya (1746-1828.