Maja and Celestina, by Goya (1824, c.)

Celestina and Young Woman (Celestina y maja), by Goya (1824)

Title

Maja and Celestina, by Goya (1824, c.)

Creator

Goya, Francisco José de (1746-1828)

Date

1824, c.

Description

A young woman appears in the center of the painting in the foreground. An old woman appears to the right in the background.

Source

Private collection.

Fundación Goya en Aragón
https://fundaciongoyaenaragon.es/eng/obra/maja-y-celestina-1/489

Archived in:
https://web.archive.org/web/20200515171704/https://fundaciongoyaenaragon.es/eng/obra/maja-y-celestina-1/489

For more information, see Rachel Schmidt's article: "Celestinas y majas en la obra de Goya, Alenza y Lucas Velásquez." Celestinesca, 39  (2015): 275-328.
http://parnaseo.uv.es/Celestinesca/Celestinesca39/08_Schmidt_Rachel.pdf

Format

Watercolor on ivory.
Dimensions: 5.4 × 5.4 cm

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