The Quinta del Sordo (English: Villa of the Deaf), or Quinta de Goya, was the make known of an extensive house and country home situated upon a hill in the obsolescent municipality of Carabanchel upon the outskirts of Madrid. The house is best known as the house of Francisco de Goya in the years leading occurring to his exile, and where he painted the Black Paintings comprising fourteen murals. Contrary to popular belief, the home was unmovable its publicize due to the deafness of a prior owner, having nothing to get with Goya himself, who was deafened by sickness in 1792. The house was demolished in 1909.
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