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A disturbing series of 80 prints created by Francisco Goya between 1808 and 1820 as a reaction to the horrors he witnessed during the French invasion of Spain under Napoleon Bonaparte. The title of the series means "The Disasters of War". As is usual in Goya's work, there is no glorification, only depiction of atrocities such as hanging and starvation, and the ignoble stripping of the dead by the peasants before burial in mass graves. Goya never published the series during his lifetime; they were finally made public in 1863.

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