The beautiful and the ugly: Goya portraits at the National Gallery

Francisco de Goya María Luisa wearing a Mantilla, 1799 Oil on canvas, 205 x 130 cm Colecciones Reales, Patrimonio Nacional, Palacio Real de Madrid © Patrimonio Nacional
Francisco de Goya María Luisa wearing a Mantilla

Cherchez la femme. Behind the new exhibition at the National Gallery, ‘Goya: The Portraits‘ there is Letizia Treves, a blonde young Italian lady co-curator of the exhibition together with Xavier Bray.

We asked Letizia some insights on the exhibition, the first exhibition dedicated solely to Goya’s portraits, with almost half of Goya’s surviving portraits coming together at the National Gallery.





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