Talbotypes at the Museo del Prado, Madrid

Copied by the Sun. The Talbotypes from ‘The Annals of the Artists of Spain’ by William Stirling Maxwell (1847) Prado Museum, Madrid 18 May 2016 – 04 September 2016 The result of a collaborative project between the National Media Museum in Bradford and the Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, the Museo del Prado has assembled for the firstContinue reading “Talbotypes at the Museo del Prado, Madrid”

Museo del Prado Research Scholarships: Application deadline 7 May 2016

Museo del Prado and Fundación Gondra Barandiarán Research Scholarships (Madrid) APPLICATION DEADLINE: 7 May 2016 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR TWO FUNDACIÓN GONDRA BARANDIARÁN-MUSEO DEL PRADO RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS Centro de Estudios, Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain, September 01, 2016 Application deadline: May 7, 2016 The Fundación Gondra Barandiarán and the Museo Nacional del Prado have signedContinue reading “Museo del Prado Research Scholarships: Application deadline 7 May 2016”

Goya’s Duke of Osuna: from Frick to Prado

Goya: “Invited Work” Museo del Prado, Madrid1 9 January – 24 April 2016 For a period of three months, Room 34 of the Prado’s Villanueva Building is displaying Goya’s portrait of Don Pedro de Alcántara Téllez-Girón y Pacheco, 9th Duke of Osuna, one of the most interesting works by the artist among those housed inContinue reading “Goya’s Duke of Osuna: from Frick to Prado”

El legado de al-Ándalus: Las antigüedades árabes en los dibujos de la Academia (Madrid)

Exhibition El legado de al-Ándalus: Las antigüedades árabes en los dibujos de la Academia Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando Madrid 22 September – 8 December 2015 Includes 175 works, the majority drawings along with six paintings and various prints from the Academy’s collections which illustrate Moorish antiquities from Andalucia. Online catalogue, byContinue reading “El legado de al-Ándalus: Las antigüedades árabes en los dibujos de la Academia (Madrid)”

Exhibition: Francisco de Zurbarán, Madrid

Zurbarán: A New Perspective; Zurbarán: una nueva mirada Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid 9 June – 13 September 2015 The exhibition will include the recently conserved St Serapion — click here for video  (before its redisplay in the new European galleries at Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut), and aims to provide a new insight into the artist’s work byContinue reading “Exhibition: Francisco de Zurbarán, Madrid”

New book on the Spanish Royal Wallpaper Factory

The Spanish Royal Wallpaper Factory was the last 18th century royal factory to be created (under Carlos III), yet was almost entirely forgotten. Read all about it in this new publication: Isadora Rose-de Viejo, La Real Fábrica de Papeles Pintados de Madrid (1786-1836): Arte, artesanía, industria. Madrid (Ediciones Cátedra-Grandes Temas núm. 64), 2015, 258 págs.,Continue reading “New book on the Spanish Royal Wallpaper Factory”

Exhibition & Symposium: Rogier van der Weyden: Museo del Prado, Madrid

Exhibition: Rogier van der Weyden (c.1399-1464) , Prado Museum, 24 March – 28 June 2015. Exhibition devoted particularly to the important influence of the fifteenth-century Flemish artist’s work in Spain and inspired by the recent completion of the conservation of his Escorial Crucifixion, which has been at the royal monastic palace since 1574. The exhibition,Continue reading “Exhibition & Symposium: Rogier van der Weyden: Museo del Prado, Madrid”

Goya in Madrid: The Tapestry Cartoons, Museo del Prado

Goya in Madrid. The Tapestry Cartoons 1775-1794 Prado Museum, Madrid 28 November 2014 – 3 May 2015 Curators: Manuela Mena, Head Curator of the Goya and 18th Century Art Department, and Gudrun Maurer, Curator of the Goya and 18th Century Painting Department at the Museo del Prado The exhibition of over 140 works proposes a newContinue reading “Goya in Madrid: The Tapestry Cartoons, Museo del Prado”

El Retrato en las Colecciones Reales de Juan de Flandes a Antonio López, Madrid

El Retrato en las Colecciones Reales de Juan de Flandes a Antonio López, exhibition, Palacio Real, Madrid, 4 December 2014 – 19 April 2015. Paintings and sculptures produced for the Spanish Court. Includes Ribera’s Don Juan Jose de Austria on Horseback; and the contemporary group portrait of the present royal family by Antonio Lopez, which apparently tookContinue reading “El Retrato en las Colecciones Reales de Juan de Flandes a Antonio López, Madrid”