In reference to…

The Dog by Francisco de Goya y Lucientes.

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Wings of a Butterfly is released today, and since I mentioned this painting in the book, I just thought it’d be nice to share a little more about it. Interesting fact: although Goya was deaf while in residence of La Quinta, he was not the Deaf Man the house was known for. The Deaf Man was the previous owner.

I had intended to put up a short excerpt about the painting from Prado’s website, even translated it before realizing there was an English version (c’est la vie) but since that is prohibited (unreasonable IP law, I hate you!),  you’ll have to go to the link direct.

Picture from WikiCommons. (The one at the Prado website is better. Again, damn you, IP law!)


About A. Faris

A. Faris spent her formative years at libraries and scribbling odd tales that somehow always end up romantic. She writes in between running after her son.
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