|The painter can always resort to his own body and face as the most economical and easily available model. With the simple resource of a mirror, he can practise as many different techniques, as often as he wants. The types of self-portrait known of in European painting (all of them used by Goya) are:
BibliographyGÁLLEGO, Julián. Autorretratos de Goya. Zaragoza, 1978.
WILSON-BAREAU, Juliet. Goya : La década de los Caprichos : Dibujos y aguafuertes. Madrid, 1992. (Catalogue of the exhibition of the Academia de San Fernando).
|Sermon of St. Bernardino of Siena befor King Alfonso I of Aragón|
|Self-portrait working at night (Detail)|
|Self-portrait working at night|
|Self-portrait at 69 years of age|
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