Dios la perdone; Y era su madre. (For heaven’s sake; and it was her mother.) (1796-1797) - Francisco de Goya - Canvas Print

Size: 8"x10" (20x25cm)
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The painting "Dios la perdone; Y era su madre" (For heaven's sake; and it was her mother) was created by Francisco de Goya between 1796-1797. It is a part of the series of etchings titled "Los Caprichos," which consists of 80 satirical prints on the follies and vices of human nature. In this particular print, the subject matter revolves around the theme of moral corruption. The image shows a mother and her daughter engaged in an intimate embrace, while a priest looks on from a distance, his hand raised in a gesture of despair or supplication to God for forgiveness. This scene is meant to evoke questions about religious hypocrisy, as the priest represents those who preach moral values yet fail to uphold them in their own lives. The use of etching in this piece allows Goya to create a detailed and nuanced image, emphasizing the expression on each character's face and the intricacies of their clothing. The dark shadows and contrasting light also contribute to the overall sense of moral darkness and despair that pervades the scene. In summary, "Dios la perdone; Y era su madre" is a powerful image created by Goya that explores themes of moral corruption and hypocrisy in 18th-century Spanish society. The etching's combination of detailed realism, strong emotions, and dark visual elements contributes to its enduring impact on viewers.

Dios la perdone; Y era su madre. (For heaven’s sake; and it was her mother.) (1796-1797) - Francisco de Goya - Canvas Print

  • Premium Quality: Hand stretched over a 38mm pine gallery frame with premium 330gsm cotton canvas.
  • Advanced Finish: Lacquered with satin varnish for UV protection, ensuring vibrant and lasting color.
  • Archival Grade Inks: Printed with archival-grade inks to resist fading, maintaining the artwork's beauty for years.
  • Ready to Hang: Each canvas comes ready to hang right out the box, making installation effortless.
  • Perfect for Any Space: Ideal for homes, offices, or as a gift, our prints add a touch of elegance to any room.

Available Sizes: 8"x10" (20x25cm), 14"x18" (35x45cm), 20"x26" (50x66cm), 22"x28" (55x71cm)


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