Neuropsychiatric conditions of Francisco de Goya

Project: Research Project

Project Details


Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828) is considered one of the most important European artists. His works underwent a profound transformation, going from scenes of daily life and portraits of the Spanish court to strange, grotesque, sometimes violent. The investigation makes a medical analysis of his life and work, and the influence that has had on his artistic production. been able to have the conditions that he presented and the side effects of the medications that were given to him by the doctors who treated him. Among others, neurosyphilis, poisoning by mercurials used for the treatment of the first, by lead, prolonged treatment with cinchona bark, Susac syndrome, Cogan syndrome and Vogt-Koyanagi-Harad disease are considered.
Effective start/end date1/1/2012/31/20

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Main Funding Source

  • Installed Capacity (Academic Unit)


  • Europe


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