Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: William W. Stringer

  • Dr. Arrieta and Francisco Goya

    William StringerLos 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 younger years as a court painter, he created light and airy scenes…