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A cameraman films 'The second of May, 1808' and 'The third of May, 1808', two recently restored paintings by Spanish artist Francisco Goya which go on show at the Prado museum as part of a new exhibition 'Goya in times of war' on April 11, 2008 in Madrid.  AFP PHOTO/JAVIER SORIANO (Photo credit should read JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

A cameraman films ‘The second of May, 1808′ and ‘The third of May, 1808′, two recently restored paintings by Spanish artist Francisco Goya. (Photo: JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

DALLAS (AP) — One of Francisco Goya’s last paintings, a portrait of his only grandson, has been acquired by the Meadows Museum.

The portrait of Mariano Goya from 1827 will be unveiled to the public Friday at the museum on Southern Methodist University’s campus in Dallas.

The work is one of fewer than a dozen portraits known to have been painted by Goya between 1820 and his death in 1828 at the age of 82. It shows a portraiture style marked by simplified compositions that Goya developed late in his career, after he stopped doing commissioned portraits.

The portrait, finished just months before Goya’s death, was previously owned by a private collector and hasn’t been on display for more than 40 years.

The museum focused on Spanish art didn’t disclose the purchase price.

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