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Francisco Goya was 25 when he painted this small canvas (33 x 25 centimeters, ), in 1771. In writing about the artist, something like the following story is often told: Goya (1746-1828) started out as a standard Rococo painter, notably in the tapestry cartoons he did from the end of the 1770s. Concurrent with his deafness and madness, he becomes a more Romantic, more political, more acid...