|—||Guy in the pub on Sunday|
Saturn devouring his children.
Disturbing … exciting … emotive. I love this for SO many reasons. This is what got me into Goya .. an exceptional artist and the first to truly explore mans inhumanity towards his fellow man and the fragility of the human psyche. The painting depicts the Greek myth of the Titan Cronus (in the title Romanised to Saturn), who fearing that he would be overthrown by his children, ate each one upon their birth.