The Third of May 1808 (Execution of the Defenders of Madrid) – (Francisco De Goya) Previous Next


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Style: Romanticism

Topics: Europe

Date: 1800

Size: 266 x 345 cm

Technique: Oil On Canvas

This painting shows Napoleon’s attack on Spain in 1808. Prior to this, most paintings showed war as being a glorious thing. This painting shows it as being cruel and subhuman (see how the soldiers look mechanical whereas the ones being shot look full of life).

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