Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: William Stringer

  • 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…