Arts Everyday Living: Goya—A Love Affair with Women


“Women pervade Goya’s work.  He was fascinated, obsessed with them and recorded all their aspects, actual and mythic, typified and individual…”* Robert Hughes


Francisco Goya, Portrait of Dona Isabel de Porcel, c. 1805, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, London


*Quote about Goya (1746-1828) by Robert Hughes found in his May 27, 2002 Time article, “Art: Goya’s Women.”

The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

To explore more paintings by Goya, see: Goya: Scenes from a Marriage, May 7, 2012 and our other blog celebrating his birthday, March 30, 2012.


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