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Becoming Goya

This is Goya’s first important portrait—the minister Floridablanca. It was the beginning of Goya’s climb in society and the rise in his self-esteem. Look at the way he paints himself. It is almost embarrassing. He is the minister’s very humble … Continue reading

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