People: Nov. 20, 1964

The canvases, signed with a modest F. F., are never sold or exhibited and only rarely photographed. But last week, in an official film of El Caudillo's life that opened in Madrid, Spaniards had their first chance to view the fruits of Francisco Franco's hobby of 25 years, daubed in his studio at the Pardo Palace near Madrid. Shown are two tidily academic works: a storm at sea, and a rather unflattering self-portrait of the Commander in Chief of the Spanish Navy in his admiral's uniform. Son of a naval officer, Franco, now 71, was destined for a nautical career as...