Heralded as one of the most influential Spanish painters ever, the works of Francisco Goya are currently on show at The National Gallery in London.

Presenting 70 of his works, “Goya: The Portraits” spans the painters development from his first commissions to later, more intimate works during his period of self imposed exile in 1820’s France.

Francisco de Goya, 'Ferdinand VII in Court Dress', 1814-15 © Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado

Francisco de Goya, ‘Ferdinand VII in Court Dress’, 1814-15
© Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado


“A career that spanned revolution and restoration, war with France, and the cultural upheaval of the Spanish Enlightenment.”  The National Gallery


Francisco de Goya, 'The Duchess of Alba', 1797 © Courtesy of The Hispanic Society of America, New York

Francisco de Goya, ‘The Duchess of Alba’, 1797
© Courtesy of The Hispanic Society of America, New York

The exhibition runs until 10 January 2016. For tickets and further information, visit the National Gallery.

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