Josefa Bayeu y Subias (1747 - 1812) was the sister of artist Francisco Bayeu and wife of artist Francisco Goya. Francisco de Goya gave her the nickname "Pepa". She bore seven children to him, only one of whom lived past infancy and into adulthood. His name was Xavier, born on 2 December 1784. The artworks below are by Goya.
|This charcoal drawing from 1805 is of Josefa in her late fifties.||This painting is named Josefa Bayeu (or Leocadia Weiss) and believed to be of Leocadia, a distant relative of Goya, who bore a remarkable resemblance to Josefa. Thus, Goya did this portrait in honour of Josefa, who was already deceased at the time it was painted.|