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Goya in Bordeaux

Susan Grace Galassi, Senior Curator, The Frick Collection
This lecture will examine the last four years of Goya’s life, from 1824 to 1828, which he spent in voluntary exile in Bordeaux among a community of Spanish liberal refugees at a time of extreme political turbulence. Accompanied by his young mistress and her two children, Goya was deaf and ill, but nevertheless pushed forward in his art. He created intimate portraits of family and friends that are remarkably modern in their formal simplicity and explored new media, such as lithography, and painting on small ivory plaques. Throughout these years, he recorded


March 06, 2014
6:00pm to 8:00pm


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