Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Self Portrait with Dr. Arrieta

  • Dr. Arrieta and Francisco Goya

      Self Portrait with Dr. Arrieta Francisco de Goya, 1820 William Stringer Los Angeles, California, United States   Francisco Goya (1746-1828) was a deaf Spanish painter who almost died of a severe, unknown illness in 1819.1 He painted this self-portrait in 1820 to illustrate the kind and attentive care provided by Dr. Arrieta.2 In Goya’s…

  • Francisco de Goya: a portrait of illness

    Trang Ngoc Diem Vu Rochester, Minnesota, United States Self-Portrait with Dr. Arrieta, 1820 Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes Minneapolis Institute of Arts The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund Francisco de Goya’s Self-Portrait with Dr. Arrieta is a Romantic painting illustrating one of Goya’s most severe bouts of illness. The inscription beneath the scene reads,…