In these teacher materials, and during the videoconference, participants practice their speaking skills by using complete sentences to describe and respond to what they see, with Spanish works of a
In these teacher materials, and during the videoconference, students will be introduced to a selection of Spanish artists, as well as the cultural and historical context of their lives.
Francisco de Goya (Spanish, 1746-1828)
Oil on canvas, Framed: 136.8 x 105.1 x 7.3 cm (53 7/8 x 41 3/8 x 2 7/8 in.); Unframed: 120 x 87 cm (47 1/4 x 34 1/4 in.). Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt Fund 1943.90
This portrait both testifies to Goya’s friendship with Cuervo and presents the sitter as a cutting-edge intellectual. Director of the Royal Academy of San Fernando, the official academy for artists and architects in Spain, Cuervo appears with his plan for the recent renovation of Madrid’s Church of Santiago. The jacket with red and gold brocade identifies him as a member of the academy.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (10/12/2014 - 1/19/2015): "Goya: Order and Disorder"
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