GOYA – The Witches and Old Women album

blogpic_goya_witches London ~ This major exhibition reunites all the surviving drawings from the Witches and Old Women Album for the first time, offering a fascinating and enlightening view of a very private and personal Goya.   Drawn in the last decade of his life, the album was never meant to be seen beyond a small circle of friends. Goya gave free rein to his creativity, inventing extraordinary images that range from the humorous to the sinister and the macabre.   In this exhibition visitors are invited to discover the private world of Goya’s boundless imagination, expressed through visions and nightmares, superstitions, and the problems of old age. Above all the drawings reveal Goya’s penetrating observation of human nature: our fears, weaknesses and desires. This item has been provided for your interest with the compliments of…

The Courtauld Institute of Art
Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN, UK 
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