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Goya’s unrequited love for the Duchess of Alba

Duration: 02:11

Robert uses emotional empathy and earthy humour to explain why Goya’s portrait of the Duchess of Alba reveals the artist’s unrequited love for this unattainable aristocrat.

Available since: Wed 22 Aug 2012

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Robert Hughes on Goya: Crazy Like a Genius

Robert Hughes discovers the reality beyond the myth of Spanish painter Francisco Goya.

First broadcast: 15 Feb 2008

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