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Guess The Artist Answer Revealed: Francisco de Goya (PHOTOS)

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Yesterday we showed you the work of art below and asked you to guess the artist who created it. Thousands of you guessed in our poll, but less than 50% of you correctly identified the artist. The work below is a portrait of Sebastián Martínez y Pérez by Francisco de Goya.

Regarded by some as the first Modern artist, Goya was a prolific Spanish painter and printmaker. His style ranged from Rococo earlier in his career to Romanticism in his later works. Although he was a court painter to the Spanish Crown, Goya's works frequently satirized his contemporary world. Many of his later works include darker subject matter -- including his print series The Disasters of War and Los Caprichos, as well as his paintings Third of May and his Black Paintings -- which reflect the political and personal turmoil he experienced.

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