Goya y la corte ilustrada + Goya. Retratos de vascos y navarros
Goya and the Enlightenment Court
Goya. Portraits of Basques and Navarrans
Published to accompany the exhibition, the catalogue Goya and the Enlightenment Court includes essays by Manuela B. Mena, Gudrun Maurer and Virginia Albarrán. It is sold together with the separate publication Goya. Portraits of Basques and Navarrans, published specially for the exhibition in Bilbao.
Co-organised by the Museo Nacional del Prado, Fundación Bancaria "la Caixa" and the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Goya and the Enlightenment Court will be on display to the public from tomorrow, having been seen at the CaixaForum, Zaragoza. Curated by Manuela B. Mena and Gudrún Maurer, Chief Curator and Curator in the Department of 18th-century Painting and Goya at the Museo del Prado respectively, this exhibition brings together 96 works, many of which (72, of which 52 are oil paintings and the rest documents and examples of the decorative arts) come from the Museo del Prado. The remaining works on display comprise 9 paintings from the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum's own collection and further loans from the Museo de Arte de Ponce, Puerto Rico, the Museo de Zaragoza, the Fundación Colección Ibercaja, the Sociedad Ecónomica Aragonesa de Amigos del País and a number of private collections.