José Pio de Molina.
c.1827-1828. Oil on canvas. 60 x 50 cm. Oscar Reinhart Collection, Winterthur, Switzerland. Read Note.
José Pio de Molina, a close friend of Goya’s, was the first mayor of Madrid during the constitutional epoch, he emigrated in 1823. This portrait is probably the last one Goya painted in Bordeaux. Molina signed Goya’s death certificate as a witness