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1820-23 Oil on gesso
56 3/4 inches by 26 inches
Prado Museum, Madrid
image is sometimes considered to be a kind of self-portrait.
If so, the shouting figure (described variously as a demon
or other creature) cannot penetrate past the old man's
(Goya?) deaf ears.
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