Francisco José Goya y Lucientes, 1746-1828
Date of Birth: 30 March 1746
Place of Birth: Fuendetodos, near Saragossa
Place of Death: Bordeaux, France
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes was a painter and print-maker.
His etchings were occasionally compared to those of Whistler; his portraiture may also have influenced Whistler, who would have known of it through exhibitions in London and Manchester.
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