GOYA'S TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

Conservators Ruth Shervington and Louise Wilson demonstrate and discuss how Fransisco Goya used these printmaking tools and techniques to create depth and tone in his work.

This is image by Goya called The Kidnapping Horse, in which a horse grabs a womand by her dress and lifts her up into the hair. It's front legs are up in the air and the woman's arms are up in the air. There are mountains in the background and a barren foreground.

GOYA: Drawings from the Prado Museum

The world-exclusive exhibition Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum features more than 160 works on paper by Francisco Goya (1746–1828), celebrating the artist’s extraordinary imagination.


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GOYA’S TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES  - A conservator’s view

Explore this video looking into the tools and techniques used by Goya as part of Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum due to be held at NGV International.

Drawings from the Prado Museum

The world-exclusive exhibition Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum features more than 160 works on paper by Francisco Goya (1746–1828), celebrating the artist’s extraordinary imagination.

Goya is considered to be one of the first truly modern artists.

In humorous observations, confronting depictions of violence, and surreal flights of fantasy, he presents a vision of humanity that had no equivalent in the art of his day.

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