Afternoon Salon

Social Conscience: Goya and the 19th Century

Peasant Girl with a Scarf, c. 1849
Gustave Courbet
French, 1819–1877
Oil on canvas
23-5/8 x 28-3/4 in. (60 x 73 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation

Social Conscience: Goya and the 19th Century

Date: Sunday, January 12, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker: Staff Educator
Type: Afternoon Salon

Known as both the "last Old Master" and the "first modern artist," Goya occupies a singular place in the history of art. Consider the genius of Goya by examining the brilliance of his paintings and the critical nature of his prints. Then discuss how Goya influenced 19th-century artists by looking at works by Courbet and Manet.


Meets in Entrance Gallery | The program is free with admission and limited to 20 participants. | Please sign up at the Information Desk no later than 15 minutes prior to each session.