A donkey as a physician taking the pulse of a dying man. Aquatint with etching by F. Goya, ca. 1797.
- Goya, Francisco, 1746-1828.
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According to A.M. Hind, History of engraving and etching, London, 1908, p. 253ff, the donkey represents Galinsoya [i.e. Galinsoga?], botanist, physician to the Queen of Spain, and surgeon to Manuel de Godoy, Prime Minister of Spain