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Goya

 
 
 
 
Goya
Author: Robert Hughes
ISBN 13: 9780375711282
ISBN 10: 375711287
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Knopf
Publication Date: 2006-11-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 448
List Price: $29.95
 
 

Art critic Hughes examines the life and work of Francisco Goya (1746- 1828), placing each within its historical context. Coverage includes Goya's early works commissioned by the Church, his long career at the royal court, and the sinister and cryptic work of his later years. The volume features 221 illustrations in b&w and color. The author of several books on art history, Hughes is a contributing art critic for Time magazine. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

The New York Times

Robert Hughes's dazzling new study of Goya not only conveys the range and prescience of the artist's work with enormous acuity and verve, but also conjures the world of 18th- and early 19th-century Spain with vivid, pictorial ardor. — Michiku Kakutani