The 3rd of May 1808 in Madrid, 1814 Francisco de Goya (1746-1828)

Location: Prado Museum Madrid Spain
Original Size: 268 x 347 cm

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10th June 2016 4:11pm
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes - The Third of May 1808 or The Executions

The scene represents an episode in the reprisals of the French troops. A mass execution is taking place. Three dead bodies lie in the blood; a monk and five men on the left are receiving the volley. Near them, coming up along the wall illuminated by a lantern, is another file of the condemned. It is night; against the dark sky, a church and some houses; in the foreground, circled with penetrating light and cast shadows, the brutal, merciless execution.

Our attention is attracted by the figure of the condemned man in a white shirt with his arms raised who is defying the killers, bent over and absorbed in taking aim, while the monk prays and other men make despairing gestures. It is an evocation terrible in its incisiveness, almost premonitory of more recent episodes of ferocious and indiscriminate massacre. And certainly, without a great ethical force, a profound intuition of man's barbarism, Goya could not have expressed with such Homeric gravity this supreme moment in which the millennial cult of violence and death is celebrated. His human participation in the event is grasped in the picture's atmosphere of a tragedy that has been suffered.

This is not the case in Manet's Execution of Maximilian, which was inspired by Goya's work. In Manet's painting a sort of sceptical detachment prevails, with the interest in the pictorial problem serenely dominating all else; a feeling that has no part in this terrible, fulminating epic of modern barbarism.

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