03 décembre 2016

Monographic exhibition of works by Master Mateo opens at the Prado Museum

Master Mateo in the Museo del Prado. MADRID.- The Museo del Prado, the Real Academia Gallega de Bellas Artes and the Fundación Catedral de Santiago are the joint organisers of this monographic exhibition of works by Master Mateo for the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, offering visitors an in-depth focus on a golden period in the history of the building, spanning the years 1168 to 1211.  The exhibition features the nine known sculptures that have survived from the lost façade of the Portico of Glory, including a... [Lire la suite]

09 juin 2012

"Late Raphael," @ Museo Nacional del Prado

   Bindo Altoviti, Raphael. Oil on panel, 59,7 x 43,8 cm, ca. 1516 - 1518, Washington, National Gallery of Art, Samuel H. Kress Collection 1943.4.33  MADRID.- Late Raphael is the first major survey exhibition on Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio, 1483-1520) to combine paintings and drawings in order to focus on the last seven years of the life of the artist, who died in Rome on his 37th birthday. This was the period in his career when Raphael produced the work that would have the greatest subsequent impact on European art.... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2011

Jusepe De Ribera's masterpiece Mary Magdalene on view @ the Meadows Museum

Jusepe de Ribera (Spanish, 1591-1652), Mary Magdalene, 1641. Oil on canvas. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, P1103. Image © Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid DALLAS, TX.- Beginning September 18, Giusepe de Ribera’s monumental portrait of Mary Magdalene from the collection of the Museo Nacional del Prado will be on view at the Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University, home to one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Spanish art outside of Spain. The exhibition, “Ribera: Mary Magdalene in a New Context,” which... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2011

"17th century Rome through the landscape paintings" @ Museo Nacional del Prado

Ulysses Returns Chryseis to her Father Claudio de Lorena. Oil on canvas, 119 x 150 cm. 1644. París, Musée du Louvre, Département des Peintures  Featuring more than 100 works, the exhibition Rome: Nature and the Ideal. Landscapes 1600-1650 is exhibited at the Museo del Prado after its showing at the Grand Palais in Paris. The exhibition project is one of the most ambitious to be undertaken by the Prado, which has worked closely with the Musée du Louvre. Works have been loaned from fifty different sources in order to offer the... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2011

The Prado Museum Announces Presentation of Its Collection in Australia

Diego Velázquez, Mars. Oil on canvas, 179 x 95 cm, c. 1638. Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado. MADRID.- The Prado will be presenting in Australia a portrait of the Museum through the great masters in its collections. The Museo del Prado has entered into a collaborative agreement with Art Exhibitions Australia (AEA), a non-profit-making body responsible for the organisation of major exhibitions in Australian museums, and with the Queensland Art Gallery in Brisbane. As a result of this agreement, signed in the presence of Ángeles... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2011

"The Young Ribera" @ Museo Nacional del Prado

Saint Thomas, José de Ribera. Oil on canvas, 105 x 84,5 cm. c. 1609 - 1610. Budapest, Szépművészeti Múzeum, inv. 788 Estherházy collection José de Ribera was born in Játiva (Valencia) in 1591 but lived and worked in Parma, Rome and Naples, where he developed a style based on that of Caravaggio. It was during his time in Parma, Rome and his early years in Naples that Ribera studied and rethought the language of naturalism. The exhibition focuses on this period, in which Ribera’s work passed through different stylistic phases and... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2011

Velázquez Loan Marks Second Month of Dulwich Picture Gallery's Bicentenary

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599–1660), El bufón Don Sebastián de Morra, c. 1646, Oil on canvas, 106 x 81 cm, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid © Museo Nacional del Prado - Madrid - Spain. LONDON.- Every month during Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Bicentenary celebration year a spectacular masterpiece will hang on the end wall of the Gallery’s enfilade. February sees the arrival of El bufón Don Sebastián de Morra by Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599 -1660). Noel Desenfans and Sir Francis Bourgeois, the two founders... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2010

Albrecht Dürer's Adam and Eve Returns to Public Display @ the Prado Museum

Albrecht Durer, Adam y Eva. Museo Nacional del Prado. MADRID.- The Museum is once again displaying the magnificent pair of paintings of Adam and Eve (1507) by Albrecht Dürer, following two years of intensive restoration to their pictorial surfaces and supports. The work on the two panels has benefited from the participation of a team of international experts, jointly co-ordinated by the Prado and the Getty Foundation in Los Angeles. The latter institution funded the restoration of the delicate panels on which the two paintings... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2010

Rubens @ The Prado

Rubens, Pedro Pablo, Saint George and the Dragon, 1607, 304 cm x 256 cm. P01644. Royal Collection © 2010 Museo Nacional del Prado MADRID.- The Museum’s Rubens galleries are temporarily closed for re-modelling as part of the Prado’s “Second Extension” plan. As a result, and over the course of more than two months, the Museum is inviting the public to enter into the vibrant artistic universe of this great and highly prolific Flemish painter through an innovative type of display of its important holdings of autograph works by... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2010

The Prado @ The Meadows

El Greco, Pentecost, c. 1600 (detail). Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado DALLAS, TX.- The Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University (SMU) and the Prado Museum in Madrid today launch a three-year partnership, marking the first such international program for Spain’s national museum. The multifaceted collaboration encompasses the loan of major paintings from the Prado, interdisciplinary research at SMU, an unprecedented internship exchange between the two museums, and a range of public programs. The Meadows is home to one of... [Lire la suite]
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