The Dog (Francisco de Goya)
|March 18, 2012||Posted by admin under Animals in Paintings, Spanish Paintings and Painters|
The Dog is the name usually given to a painting by Spanish artist Francisco Goya, now in the Museo del Prado, Madrid.
- Artist: Francisco de Goya (1746–1828)
- Title: The Dog
- Date: between 1820 and 1823
- Medium: oil on canvas
- Dimensions: Height: 134 cm (52.8 in), Width: 80 cm (31.5 in)
And the fact that we see only the dog’s head, and nothing of its body and limbs, further reduces its chances of escape. It is deprived of any sense of movement or action. It is only a head, a consciousness, lost in a universe of terrors, afraid for its life.