Francisco Jose de Goya Lucientes
born on the 30th of March 1746
in Fuendetodos, Aragon, Spain
and died from a stroke at 82
in Bordeaux on the 16th of April 1828.
he also documented the short and long term effects of
the Peninsular War (1808-1814)
as well as the Dos de Mayo Uprising.
This series of aquatint illustrations
"Desastres de la Guerra" (1812-1815)
The Chapman Brothers added their own perspective
to a mint condition portfolio by adding
either clown or puppy heads to the faces on the prints.
the artist Barron Storey created an updated version.
Black Iraq - where he tried to draw and paint every person
that died in the Iraq War.
The exhibition can be seen here.
No doubt, this blog will revisit war.