The picnic

Francisco Goya
Keywords: picnic

Work Overview

The Picnic
Francisco Goya
Original Title: El día de campo
Date: 1788
Style: Romanticism
Genre: genre painting
Media: oil, canvas
Dimensions: 26 x 41 cm
Location: National Gallery, London, UK

Probably a sketch of the late 1780s for one of a series of cartoons for tapestries ordered by Charles III to decorate the Bedchamber of the Infantas at the Palace of El Prado.

Only one of these cartoons seems to have been carried out. The sketch was one of a group sold to the Duke of Osuna about 1799.