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  • Collection: Paintings and engravings inspired by La Celestina or containing the word "celestina"

Mother Celestina in La pícara Justina, by Ubeda (1605)
Frontispiece of the book La pícara Justina (1605) containing an image identified as Mother Celestina. She is one of the passengers of the Ship of Life. She is wearing a cardinal hat and glasses. The frontispiece is inspired by the cover of La…

Celestina and her daughter in prison or Two women by a window by Murillo, (Atributed, 1645 c.)
Described on the website where it is titled: Celestina and her daughter in prison.

Old celestina, by Alenza (c. 1830)
Ink drawing on paper

Young Women and Celestina on the Balcony (Majas y Celestina en el balcón), by Alenza y Nieto (1840 c.)
Note the procuress' enlightening, hook-shaped finger, as well as the handkerchief in the left hand of the seated woman who appears to be crying.


Chestnut-selling Celestina (Celestina castañera), painting from Madrid, engraving from the magazine Blanco y Negro, by Méndez Bringa (1892)
Costumbrist engraving to accompany the article in which the character is identified as a celestina of that time period.

La Celestina, by Pla (1899)
Drawing in a literary journal by Cecilio Pla.

Celestina Weaving (Celestina tejiendo), by Picasso (1903)
Celestina can be seen as a weaver, one of the six trades she practices. On the left side, there is a young woman that brings her bread and possibly oil and wine in the amphora that she carries on her head.

Celestina, by Zuloaga (1906)
A naked woman contemplates herself in a mirror. In the background, there are two other women. One of them is probably a procuress teaching a pupil.

Celestina, by Robert (1908)
Portrait from the American realist school.

Engraving of Celestina, by Galanis (1922)
Engraving made by D. Galanis that seems to be from a French edition, presented in Celestinescavol. 21, no. 1 & 2.

Engraving of Melibea, by Galanis (1922)
Engraving of Melibea that seems to be from a French edition, made by D. Galanis and presented in Celestinescavol. 21, no. 1 & 2.

Calisto, by Hoir (1943)
Drawing of Calisto, it seems to be done by a French edition, but presented in Celestinesca vol. 22, no. 2, without edition details.

El Palco de la Celestina, by Santasusagna (1944 c.)
Winner of the Premio de Honor en la Exposiciõn de Bellas Artes de Barcelona, 1944

Celestina, by Vlady (1953)
Illustration in Vlady's typical style, presented in Celestinescavol. 17, no. 1.

La Celestina, by Úrculo (1966, c.)
Gouache on cardboard


Lithograph inspired by La Celestina, by Vlady (1968)
Oil painting byVlady of the playLa Celestina interpreted by Amparo Villegas.

Lámina de La Celestina, de Pradal (1687)
8 x 18Lámina procedente de la obra:L erotismo in Spagna.1. Trasera: José Antolinez. La Magdalena Autor/es: Xavier Domingo Editorial: Sampietro Editore. Fecha Edición: 1968.

66 engravings (click here to view) of the Suite or Series 347 indirectly inspired by La Celestina, although they do not represent any particular episode of the work. These engravings form part of a portfolio titled La Celestina within the Series 347…

Celestina, by Alfredo (1995 c.)
Illustration presented in Celestinescavol. 19, no. 1 & 2. Made by Alfredo, possibly as part of an artistic work for a specific edition.


Celestina, various Botero paintings, (1998-2006)
Woman offered by matchmaker in Botero's typical style.


Get out of here, idiot. I have no patience for blunders (Fuera de aquí torpe. No tengo paciencia para torpezas), by Armstrong (2000 c.)
Illustration in the edition by Marcel Andrade, illustrated by G. Armstrong, in Celestinesca, vol. 11, no. 1.

La Celestina (Goya), by Braun-Vega (2000, c.)
Self/portrait, Goya's maja and naked young girl

La Celestina, de Rego (2001 c.)
Lithograph with handcolouring by Charlotte Hodes, on Arches wove paper.
signed in pencil, numbered 11/17, there were also a few artist's proofs
published by the artist and Marlborough Graphics, London, printed by Paupers Press, London
Image: 710 x…

Celestina, by Barbudo (2003)
OMENTARIO A LA OBRA PRESENTADA La obra de Isabel Barbudo, titulada "Celestina", simboliza, en los personajes de la inmortal creacion de Fernando de Rojas,la ambicion de conseguir los deseos mas inconfesables por cualquier medio, lo que fatalmente…

Celestina, by Acedo (2008 c.)
Comment by the artist: "This series of illustrations belong an illustrated book about La Celestina that La Luna de Mérida editorial was going to publish. Unfortunately, the work has been suspended or postponed (without a fixed date) due to…

Celestina's Kitchen (La cocina de Celestina), by Acedo (2008 c.)
Comment by the artist: "This other drawing illustrates a fragment in which Pármeno describes Celestina's house to Calisto, specifically the room where she prepares her potions and spells."

Calisto, Sempronio and Melibea, by Acedo (2008 c.)
Comment from the artist: "Another illustration from the unfortunate series La Celestina. Here we see Calisto and Sempronio speaking about Melibea."

I am not a Penguin (No soy un pingüino), by Acedo (2010 c.)
Comment by the artist: "At the end of October I finished illustrating La Celestinawith approximately 80 drawings, the project had stalled for various reasons. This time the publication was planned for February 2010. In this illustration I…

Lucrecia, by Acedo (2010 c.)
Comment by the artist: "In this other drawing of La Celestinawe can see Lucrecia, Melibea's servant, showing off her beautiful blonde hair and a fresh breath thanks to the ointments that the "old whore" has provided in exchange for her will."

La Celestina (cycle), by Ramírez Máro (2011)
Cycle of paintings inspired byLa Celestina. The author explores the themes of vanitas, the seven deadly sins, and impermance.


Celestina preparing her prey (Celestina preparando su presa), by Lucas Villaamil (XIX century).
Old women surrounding a young, nude woman washing herself. Nude

La Celestina, de Rothe (fecha desconocida)
Grabado Mezzotinto
Image Size: 11.75" x 17.50"
Paper Size: 15" x 22.50"