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Francisco Josť de Goya Y Lucientes
(1746 - 1828)

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1746 Born 30 March in Fuendetodos, Spain
1760 Apprenticed to Jose Luzan, a local painter
1773 Marries the sister of the court painter, Francisco Bayeu, under whom he had received training in Madrid
1775 Paints cartoons (designs) for the royal tapestry factory in Madrid until 1792
1780 Elected a member of the Royal Academy of San Fernando, Madrid
1785 Appointed deputy director of painting at the Royal Academy of San Fernando
1786 Appointed painter to the king, Charles III
1789 Named court painter
1792 An illness leaves him permanently deaf
1795 Serves as director of painting at the Royal Academy until 1797
1799 Publishes the Caprichos
1808 Charles IV and his son Ferdinand are forced to abdicate in quick succession, Napoleon's brother Joseph is placed on the throne but Goya retains his position as court painter
1814 Ferdinand VII is restored on the throne after the expulsion of the invaders and Goya is pardoned for having served the French king
1824 Goes into voluntary exile in France
1828 Dies on 16 April in Bordeaux
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