Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Trang Ngoc Diem Vu

  • Francisco de Goya: a portrait of illness

    Trang Ngoc Diem VuRochester, Minnesota, United States 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, “Goya, thankful to his friend Arrieta: for the skill and care with which he saved his life during his short and dangerous…