The Blind Guitar Player
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One of a series of finished 'cartoons' intended for the production of tapestries for the bedroom of the Prince of Asturias (later to become Charles IV) and his wife Maria Luisa of Parma. Ten of these compositions are preserved in the museum. This picture shows a blind man playing the guitar to a varied ensemble of folk.
Owner/Location: Museo Nacional del Prado  (Spain - Madrid)
Dates: 1778
Artist age:Approximately 32 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 260 cm (102.36 in.), Width: 311 cm (122.44 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 01 December 2013.
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