Francisco Goya: Biography, Paintings & Facts


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Francisco de Goya's work often exhibits a sense of imagination and emotion. Into what art movement did these ideals fit?

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1. Much of Goya's later life involved horrific wars and political events, begun by which French political leader?

2. Francisco de Goya created Los Caprichos, a large series of etchings, in response to his feelings for what in the Spanish society?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Francisco Goya was a Spanish painter of the 18th and early 19th Centuries whose work proved highly influential on many subsequent developments in art history. This quiz and worksheet will help you test your understanding of the life and works of Francisco Goya. Some things you'll be tested on include artistic movements Goya is associated with and the historical events that had an impact on his art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll be tested on:

  • Which artistic movement did Goya's work fit into
  • Which French political leader started the wars that affected Goya's later life
  • Why Goya created Los Capichos
  • What series Goya created in The Quinta del Sordo
  • What painting Goya created to prove his loyalty to Ferdinand VII

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the life and artwork of Francisco Goya
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've understood the artistic movement that Goya's works fit into, the inspiration for Goya's works, and where his works fall into the timeline of Goya's life
  • Making connections - use the knowledge you've gained from the lesson to make connections between events in Goya's lifetime and specific works that Goya produced

Additional Learning

To learn more about Goya's works, review the corresponding lesson on Francisco Goya: Biography, Paintings & Facts. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Goya's early life
  • The influence of the Peninsular War on Goya's art
  • The artistic movement Goya's work can be identified with
  • Goya's later works