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The Second of May 1808[edit]

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OriginalFrancisco Goya's The Second of May 1808, Oil on canvas, 266 cm × 345 cm (105 in × 136 in). It depicts the beginning of the Dos de Mayo Uprising, when the elite Mamelukes of the French Imperial Guard are ordered to charge and subdue the rioting citizens.
Reason
Striking painting, high EV. Complements our FP of The Third of May
Articles in which this image appears
The Second of May 1808, Dos de Mayo Uprising, Peninsular War, +4
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Artwork/Paintings
Creator
Francisco Goya

Promoted File:El dos de mayo de 1808 en Madrid.jpg --Makeemlighter (talk) 02:27, 2 May 2012 (UTC)