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'The Third of May 1808' by Francisco Goya

'The Third of May 1808'
by Francisco Goya

BBC Two
transmitted 26 Jan 2004

Arguably the most powerful painting about war ever achieved. It portrays the slaughter of civilians after Napoleonic troops entered Madrid in 1808. The programme reveals the historical truths behind the painting and shows exactly how Goya achieved this masterpiece of protest.

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