Francisco Goya, 1820s. painted a  series of 14 images known as the Black Paintings, which a half-century after his death were cut from the walls of his country house on the outskirts of Madrid. Even in the sanitized confines of the Prado Museum, these nightmarish visions are frightening.

Francisco Goya, 1820s. painted a series of 14 images known as the Black Paintings, which a half-century after his death were cut from the walls of his country house on the outskirts of Madrid. Even in the sanitized confines of the Prado Museum, these nightmarish visions are frightening.

The Black Paintings were murals on Goya's home... he was deaf and insane, living alone in this house filled with creepy images.    The most famous is 'Saturn Devouring his Children'

The Black Paintings were murals on Goya's home... he was deaf and insane, living alone in this house filled with creepy images. The most famous is 'Saturn Devouring his Children'

Francisco Goya's painting Saturn Devouring his Son. Its so powerful! I cant help but love.

Francisco Goya's painting Saturn Devouring his Son. Its so powerful! I cant help but love.

Vintage Bank 1913 Indian Head Buffalo Nickel Toy Bank Ceramic Pottery Large Childrens Coin Storage Silver Black Painted by BrooklynBornFinds on Etsy

Vintage Bank 1913 Indian Head Buffalo Nickel Toy Bank Ceramic Pottery Large Childrens Coin Storage Silver Black Painted

Vintage Bank 1913 Indian Head Buffalo Nickel Toy Bank Ceramic Pottery Large Childrens Coin Storage Silver Black Painted by BrooklynBornFinds on Etsy

ADULT & CHILD ACTIVITY & EXHIBITION - Mother's Day/Fathers Day  - Pink and Green Mama: Invitation to Create: Oil Pastel with Black Paint ...

ADULT & CHILD ACTIVITY & EXHIBITION - Mother's Day/Fathers Day - Pink and Green Mama: Invitation to Create: Oil Pastel with Black Paint ...

The Top 10 Most Important Paintings of All Time

The Top 10 Most Important Paintings of All Time

Goya - Saturn Devouring His Son. it depicts the Greek myth of the Titan Cronus (in the title Romanised to Saturn), who, fearing that he would be overthrown by one of his children, ate each one upon their birth. Sounds like a logical thing to do.

Goya, Saturn Devours his Children

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Saturn Devouring His Son is the name given to a painting by Spanish artist Francisco Goya. According to the traditional interpretation, it depicts the Greek myth of the Titan Cronus , who, fearing that he would be overthrown by one of his children, ate each one upon their birth. The work is one of the 14 Black Paintings that Goya painted directly onto the walls of his house sometime between 1819 and 1823. It was transferred to canvas after Goya's death and has since been held in the Museo

Saturn Devouring His Son is the name given to a painting by Spanish artist Francisco Goya. According to the traditional interpretation, it depicts the Greek myth of the Titan Cronus , who, fearing that he would be overthrown by one of his children, ate each one upon their birth. The work is one of the 14 Black Paintings that Goya painted directly onto the walls of his house sometime between 1819 and 1823. It was transferred to canvas after Goya's death and has since been held in the Museo

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