and the Devil himself...

and the Devil himself...

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Goya's Paintings of Maja and/or Cayetana de Silva

The Black Duchess, painted after Cayatana de Silva's untimely death
Francisco Goya is believed to have been romantically involved with Cayetana de Silva, Duchess of Alba and he painted her a number of times. It is also asserted that she was the subject of his 'Maja' paintings; more about her.

Clothed Maja
Nude Maja
The White Duchess
Maja and Celestina on the Balcony
Maja on the Balcony
Maja and Celestina
The Duchess Arranging her Hair
The Duchess and Beata

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