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The Third of May 1808 (Goya)

Listed under Works of Art in Madrid, Spain.

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The Third of May 1808: The Execution of the Defenders of Madrid is an 1814 oil painting by the Spanish painter Francisco Goya. It depicts a scene from the Spanish war of liberation when many innocent citizens were shot by Napoleon's troops the morning following a popular uprising in Madrid. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Third_of_May_1808

This painting now hangs in The Mueso Del Prado, Madrid.

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Written by  Amber Due.

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