Goya in Aragon

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, born in Fuendetodos in 1746, is the most universal Aragonese artist
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We invite you to visit his origins and his legacy in this land. Come over his home place in Fuendetodos, admire his wall paintings in El Pilar and in Aula Dei monastery, meet the museums devoted to his figure and come along the Aragonese villages where he left his print.

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His works in Saragossa

Decorating a dome in El Pilar was the main project he was ordered in the capital of Aragón, where a rich collection of Works by Goya is hosted in Saragossa Museum and in Goya Museum – Ibercaja Collection -. In Alma Mater Museum a portrait to Archbishop Company, dating around 1800, is to be admired.

Moreover, Goya left his genius print on ‘Aula Dei’ monastery walls, beautiful building form monks located in Zaragoza suburb of Peñaflor.

Fuendetodos, hometown to Goya

Goya has made world wide famous Fuendetodos. A visit to the village, around 50 km from Saragossa city, will let you know Goya’s birth home, the Engraving Museum and Zuluaga Hall. Four magnificent engraving series are exhibited in the museum and Zuluaga Exhibitions Hall is specialized in contemporary graphic art.  

Goya’s legacy in Aragonese towns

Goya’s works can also be admired in some nearby towns around Saragossa, like MuelAlagón, Pedrola and Remolinos. In Calatayud, he decorated the four corners in the main dome of ‘San Juan el Real’.

Huesca Museum exhibits in the permanent collection some interesting examples of Goya’s paintings and graphic works, such as the lithography series ‘Bulls in Bordeaux’.

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