Francisco Goya – Spanish painter, graphic artist, draftsman of the Romantic period.

One of the most outstanding artists at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries.

His full name is Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes.

Francisco Goya interesting facts

1. Francisco Goya was born 273 years ago. He died 191 years ago (data: May 2019).

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2. In 2003, two brothers from Spain sold counterfeit Francisco Goya’s paintings “Portrait of Don Antonio Maria Esquivel” to the Sheikh. They received 1.7 million false Swiss francs for it.

3. His first artistic work was a fresco painted in 1771 in the Basilica del Pilar in Zaragoza.

4. He devoted over 55 years of his life to painting. He created a total of about 700 paintings, 280 prints and over 1000 drawings.

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Where and when was Francisco Goya born?

Francisco Goya was born on March 30, 1746 in the city of Fuendetodos (Spain).

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How many years did Francisco Goya live?

Francisco Goya lived to be 82.

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How tall was Francisco Goya?

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What sign of the Zodiac was Francisco Goya from?


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Where and when did Francisco Goya die?

Francisco Goya died on April 16, 1828 in the city of Bordeaux (France).

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What was the cause of his death?

He did not wake up from the coma he fell into after a stroke.

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