Great paintings from the Prado Museum.
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Great paintings from the Prado Museum.

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Published by H. N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English



  • Spain,
  • Madrid.


  • Museo del Prado.,
  • Painting -- Spain -- Madrid.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWith a foreword by F. J. Sánchez Cantón.
LC ClassificationsN3450 .W42
The Physical Object
Pagination211 p.
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5886948M
LC Control Number63019566

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The Prado Museum is essential reading for everyone who wants to know more about the masterpieces in the collection of the Prado: art historians, enthusiasts, students, collectors, or visitors to the museum. Almost a thousand paintings were specifically photographed for this beautiful and handsomely designed book, making this publication unique.5/5(1). I own over art books and I can honestly say that this is the best book that I own. The paintings are all displayed perfectly and the text is enlightening. With almost pages, it took me over 30 minutes to just briefly turn the pages when it first arrived. The title is "The Prado Masterpieces". The book itself is a masterpiece in its own 5/5(30). OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations (part mounted, some color) 33 cm: Contents: The Prado Museum: its paintings, and a brief history --List of Archangel Michael / Anonymous Hispano-Flemish master --Santo Domingo de Silos / Bartolomé Bermejo --St. Dominic burning books / Pedro Berruguete --The Madonna and Child with a Knight of Montesa / School of . This item: Prado, Madrid (Great Museums of the World) by Anna Pallucchini Hardcover $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Sold by Media Pros and ships from Amazon Fulfillment/5(2).

Las Meninas, too, is one of the most famous paintings in the Prado Museum. Importantly, it is not beset by Mona-Lisa-like swarms. Las Meninas (The Maids of Honor), This explains why the Prado has been described as a museum of painters not of paintings, given that its artists are represented in a superlative manner with, for example, the largest holdings of Bosch, Titian, El Greco, Rubens, Velázquez and Goya, some numbering more than works. The mural paintings from the Hermitage of the Vera Cruz de Maderuelo were transferred to canvas in and reconstructed at the Prado Museum in a layout as faithful to the original as possible. The w. The Museo del Prado is the main Spanish national art museum, located in central Madrid. It features one of the world’s finest collections of European art, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, and unquestionably the best single collection of Spanish art/5(29).

Thanks to sponsorship by Telefónica, the Museo del Prado is offering an expanded reading resource that adds historical context to the works and artists present in its collection from the 12th to the 19th centuries, thus enriching the Museum’s knowledge graph with other . The Prado houses works by important artists working before that date, including Fra Angelico, Antonello da Messina, Botticelli and Mantegna, but only The Death of the Virgin by the latter was in the royal collection. For a variety of reasons, Titian is one of the principal axes around which the Prado’s collection of paintings is structured.   BOOKS about PRADO MUSEUM: [1] A SURVIVAL GUIDE TO THE PRADO MUSEUM by Jeffery Barrera [2] DUTCH PAINTINGS AT THE PRADO MUSEUM by Teresa Kubissa Posanda https://bit. The incomparable collection of Goya’s works is comprised of more than pieces; additionally, among other famous paintings in the Museum´s Collection are The Family of Charles IV, The Naked Maja, The Clothed Maja, The Second of May, , and The Third of May, , as well as his famous collection of Black Paintings.