Visions & Nightmares

12:00 AM

Eugenio Lucas Madrid 1817–1870 
Death Reading from a Human Lectern, ca. 1850 
Black chalk and brown wash 
12 5/8 x 8 7/8 inches (321 x 225 mm) 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1909 

José de Ribera Játiva 1591–1652 Naples 
Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew, 1649(?) 
Brown ink and wash, over black chalk
7 x 5 1/4 inches (177 x 132 mm) 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1909

Attributed to Juan Carreño de Miranda Avilés 1614–1685 Madrid 
Studies of Christ in Glory
Brown ink, brown and gray wash, heightened with white gouache 
9 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches (247 x 195 mm)

Francisco Goya Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux 
Muy accordes (Close Harmony)
Black wash Inscribed at lower center, Muy accordes
10 7/16 x 7 1/4 inches (265 x 185 mm)

We finally went to The Morgan to see the Spanish drawings that were illustrated during the terror of the Spanish Inquisition. What a lovely museum The Morgan is! The exhibits are small but curated so nicely.



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