A brief update from Kyrieland and more.
Good morning. Let’s basketball.
But first, here’s The Parasol from Francisco Goya (1777). A young Goya was commissioned to paint this and 60-some other tapestries to be hung in the palaces of the Spanish royal court. This particular tapestry apparently hung in the dining room of the future King Charles IV and his bride Maria Luisa of Parma. The tapestrie…