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Goya

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The starting point of this journey through Goya's life in 18th-century Spain is Hughes' own first encounter with the artist's work when he was a student in Australia. The remainder of the book charts the artist's entire career, describing his painted and graphic oeuvre within its historial context. Particular attention is paid to Goya's patrons, his favourite themes (portraits, scenes of warfare and terror, satirical prints and so on), his criticism of the Catholic Church and encounters with the Inquisition, his fierce anti-war stance and his reputation in his lifetime. What emerges is a picture of an artist deeply engaged with life around him and fully committed to documenting it with an unflinching eye for truth and injustice. Book condition throughout very good: dust jacket complete and unmarked but with some rubbing to the corners, cloth covers very good and all pages crisp and clean.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition with Dust Jacket
Author(s):
Hughes Robert
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1843430541
ISBN-13:
9781843430544
Number of pages:
429
Publisher:
Harvill
Title:
Goya

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The starting point of this journey through Goya's life in 18th-century Spain is Hughes' own first encounter with the artist's work when he was a student in Australia. The remainder of the book charts the artist's entire career, describing his painted and graphic oeuvre within its historial context. Particular attention is paid to Goya's patrons, his favourite themes (portraits, scenes of warfare and terror, satirical prints and so on), his criticism of the Catholic Church and encounters with the Inquisition, his fierce anti-war stance and his reputation in his lifetime. What emerges is a picture of an artist deeply engaged with life around him and fully committed to documenting it with an unflinching eye for truth and injustice. Book condition throughout very good: dust jacket complete and unmarked but with some rubbing to the corners, cloth covers very good and all pages crisp and clean.

Added value:
First Edition with Dust Jacket
Author(s):
Hughes Robert
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1843430541
ISBN-13:
9781843430544
Number of pages:
429
Publisher:
Harvill
Title:
Goya

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