(Painted by Vicente Lopez Portana) Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes Spanish romantic painter regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns. Goya was court painter to the Spanish Crown.
Goya: The Portraits review – the artist in an extraordinary new light
In 1799 Francisco de Goya y Lucientes published a series of 80 prints called 'Los Caprichos'. In his masterly hands the aquatint etching technique cloaks the line art with subtle and varying tonal effects.