The Third of May 1808

Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by Francisco Goya
published on 07 August 2023
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The Third of May 1808, oil on canvas by Francisco Goya, 1814, part of a series of works depicting the horrors of the Peninsular War (1807-1814). This depicts the execution of Spanish civilians by a French firing squad in the aftermath of the Dos de Mayo Uprising.

Museo del Prado, Madrid.

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Goya, F. (2023, August 07). The Third of May 1808. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17701/the-third-of-may-1808/

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