Goya in the Prado

May 6 – May 31, 1976

Main Floor, Galleries 69, 70, 71 (3,000 sq. ft.)

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: 8 paintings by Francisco de Goya included 2 early tapestry cartoons, 2 portraits, 2 Black Paintings, and the celebrated pair La Maja Desnuda and La Maja Vestida. They were lent by the government of Spain as a contribution to the American Bicentennial celebrations. The Majas were shown separately in a large room.

Attendance: 100,732

Catalog: Goya in the Prado. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1976.

Image: Installation view of Goya in the Prado, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gallery Archives

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