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Emerging from the shadows - the self portraits of Goya Jacqueline Cockburn Wednesday 10 January 2018

In this lecture Goya"s self-portraits are discussed in order to shed light on the turbulent times in which he lived, his illness and his sense of identity.  Goya will be unravelled through his depictions of himself frequently in the shadows or silhouetted, sometimes painted over and against a backdrop of a Bourbon Monachy in crisis