Visual Artist Project By: Allie Buehler and Jared Howenstine
Fransisco De Goya 30 March 1746 – 16 April 1828
Fransisco was know for murals, easel displays, brilliant etches and drawings. He marked the beginning of the contemporary painting period and is considered a pre-curser.
Francisco de Goya y Lucientes was born on March 30th of 1746 in Fuendetodos, Zaragosa. His father was a gilder and his family was very religious. He reflected everyday and his paintings reflected his religious side. Later on in his life, he droped the baroque guidelines and began to vehemently paint religious murals.
You can find some of his work at Real Ermita (Chapel) of San Antonio de la Florida in Madrid. These are some of his popular paintings…
Benjamin West October 10, 1738 – March 11, 1820
Benjamin West was a atrist of historical scenes around and after the time of the American War of Independence. Ben was know for murals and drawings.
Benjamin West was born in Springfield, Pennsylvania. He was the tenth child of an innkeeper. The family later moved to Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.
You can find some of his paintings at the State Museum of Pennsylvania Some of his popular paintings include:
Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice