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Goya in the Prado

May 6 – May 31, 1976
Main Floor, Galleries 69, 70, 71 (3,000 sq. ft.)

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


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.

Goya, Francisco
Spanish, 1746 - 1828