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  Art and Exhibition Hall - Exhibitions - Velázquez, Rubens and Lorrain - Museo Nacional del Prado
The Museo Nacional del Prado, as heir to the respectable collection of the Spanish royal house, today owns some of the most important historical painting series in the world which are beyond comparison in terms of comprehensiveness, diversity, and quality.
The Museo Nacional del Prado is presenting itself outside the museum for the first time in more than 60 years in an exhibition.
Moreover, the new architecture of the Prado extension by Rafael Moneo is shown in model and drafts.
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 Museo del Prado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One of the main promenade entrances to the Prado is dominated by this bronze statue of Diego Velázquez.
The Museo del Prado is one of the buildings constructed during the reign of Charles III as part of a grandiose building scheme designed to bestow upon Madrid a monumental urban space.
Upon the deposition of Isabella II in 1868, the Museum was nationalized and acquired the new name of Museo del Prado.
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 Prado - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Prado, Museo del, art museum in Madrid, Spain.
Officially called the Museo Nacional del Prado, the museum is also widely known in English as,...
Prado, Museo del : pictures of artwork in the Prado collection
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 Prado Museum, Madrid
The Prado has its origins in a royal collection which was accumulated by the Habsburgs (especially Charles V, Philip II and Philip IV) and the Bourbons (Philip V, Charles III and Charles IV).
Under the scheme to create a "Salón del Prado", Juan de Villanueva was entrusted with the task of building a museum which was originally intended to be devoted to natural history.
In the Prado itself a plan giving the exact location of individual works of art is not available; instead there is a complete guide called the "Key to the Prado".
www.planetware.com /madrid/prado-museum-e-mad-prado.htm   (392 words)

  
 Museo Nacional del Prado - Madrid
The main building that houses the Museo Nacional del Prado, one of the world's great repositories of art, traces its roots back to the reign of Charles III in the second half of the 18th century.
On the other hand, Goya, the "first of the moderns," was a prolific painter and the collection of his works at the Prado is the largest of any single artist represented.
Although efforts at restoration continue, the Prado seems to remain behind its peers in the overall condition of its collections.
www.culturevulture.net /ArtandArch/Prado.htm   (716 words)

  
 Prado, Museo del Prado, El Museo del Prado, The Prado Museum, Visit Spain, Tourism Spain
El Museo del Prado (the Prado Museum) should be at the top of any traveler’s to-do list when visiting the Spanish capital of Madrid.
Today, the Museo del Prado is the largest art gallery in the world, housing an estimated 8,600 paintings, with no more than half of these on display at any time.
Though The Prado Museum is primarily a Spanish affair, the Italians are well represented by Sandro Botticelli, Raphael, and Titian.
www.destination360.com /europe/spain/prado-museum.php   (529 words)

  
 Manet at the Prado - Museo del Prado - Absolutearts.com
The exhibition is part of a far-ranging collaboration between the Museo del Prado, the Musee d’Orsay (Paris) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York).
Manet at the Prado is particularly meaningful given that the artist himself visited the Museum in 1865, inspired by his interest in Spanish painting and its subject-matter as well as by his knowledge of the works of the Old Masters such as Titian and Rubens, whom Manet profoundly admired.
It covers his trip to the Museo del Prado, which was crucially important for his "Spanish period" (The Balcony, 1868-69, Paris, Musée d’Orsay), culminating with the works of his maturity.
www.absolutearts.com /artsnews/2003/10/15/31450.html   (589 words)

  
 Periferia: News: Museo del Prado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
La presidenta del jurado, la ministra de Educación y Cultura, Esperanza Aguirre, reafirmó el compromiso del Gobierno y del presidente Aznar de seguir adelante con un proyecto que cubra las necesidades del museo, según el acuerdo parlamentario de la pasada legislatura, enriquecido con las propuestas de los diez arquitectos finalistas.
Del primero el jurado destaca las propuestas para el entorno urbano y su implantación en el lugar, y del segundo las respuestas a las necesidades museológicas.
Este fracaso laborioso y gris evidencia que ni la redacción de las bases del concurso, ni la selección de los miembros del jurado, ni la remisión del proceso en su conjunto a una triste burocracia internacional han dado los frutos que la más importante institución cultural española tenía derecho a esperar.
www.periferia.org /news/prado.html   (1648 words)

  
 Arte y cultura en Madrid : Museo Nacional del Prado
El museo es resultado, por un lado, del ánimo coleccionista de la monarquía y la iglesia, de donde provienen casi todos sus fondos, y por otro, del pensamiento ilustrado que promovió su creación.
Se habla desde hace años de la necesidad de una ampliación del museo y, tras la convocatoria de un concurso internacional de arquitectos parece que ésta se halla en marcha.
También tienen lugar en este museo ciclos de conferencias y cursos sobre arte y, en algunas ocasiones, con ponentes de gran interés (a este respecto, se puede solicitar información al propio museo o al Ministerio de Cultura).
www.softdoc.es /guia_madrid/cultura/museos/prado.html   (885 words)

  
 Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain
The Prado Museum is one of the premium attractions in Madrid.
The Prado is one of the few museums that allow visitors to take no-flash photographs of their collection.
The Prado is open from 9 am to7 pm, Tuesday to Saturday but only stays open to 2 pm on Sundays and holidays.
www.travelinginspain.com /prado.htm   (418 words)

  
 Museo - Museo del Prado
Este motivo decidió a Picasso a donar su Guernica al Prado, a modo de conclusión de esta historia europea del arte, donde constituyó uno de los principales atractivos del museo.
El núcleo de la colección del Prado que arranca de las colecciones reales extranjeras se debe a Carlos I. Tiziano fue su favorito, pero en general los artistas italianos y flamencos fueron muy cotizados en España.
Las lagunas que se produjeron de forma natural se han ido solventando a lo largo de la historia más reciente del Museo del Prado, especialmente durante la dirección de Madrazo y desde la constitución del Patronato del Museo.
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 PICASSO, la exposición del Reina-Prado
25 years later, the Museo del Prado, which initially received and housed the painting, and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, which now houses it, are joining forces to celebrate this unique anniversary.
The Executions on Príncipe Pío from the Museo del Prado.
The exhibition is also organised in collaboration with the Fundación Amigos del Museo del Prado and the Asociación de Amigos del Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, apart from the co-production by the State Society for Cultural Commemorations and Winterthur’s sponsorship.
www.picassotradicionyvanguardia.com /intro_EN.php   (430 words)

  
 Museo del Prado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 1872 the Museum was enriched with almost 3,000 works of art from the Museo del la Trinidad (Trinity Museum) which the government of the First Republic decided to amalgamate with the Prado.
The Museo de la Trinidad, which was located in the now-demolished convent of the same name, was the creation of one of the progressive governments of the reign of Isabel II.
It could perhaps offer the moral security that none of the combatants would be likely to bomb the Museo del Prado, although it was in fact eventually hit, although without serious damage to the paintings.
museoprado.mcu.es /ihistoria/historia4_cont.html   (1314 words)

  
 Art & culture in Madrid: Museo del Prado Madrid
Without any doubt, this the Prado is one of the world's most important museums since it opened in 1819 (when it became one of the world's first public art galleries).
This massive collection is a testament to the centuries of devotion to art accumulation by the Spanish monarchy and church and to the attitudes prevalent in the age of enlightenment when the Prado was conceived.
The Flemish rooms: Be sure not to leave the Prado without seeing El Bosco's (Hieronymus Bosch) strange and magical Garden of Earthly Delights, which hung in King Philip II's bedroom in El Escorial and El descendimiento de la Cruz (The descent from the cross) by Van der Weyden (Ground floor).
www.softguides.com /madrid_guide/culture/prado.html   (948 words)

  
 Spain in Cyberspain: EL PRADO MUSEUM IN CYBERSPAIN
Of course that you know that the El Prado Museum holds more than 10,000 pieces of art (paintings, sculptures, furniture, jewelry, and even a whole sanctuary, besides the over 3,000 pieces which it lends of different expositions all over Spain) from the 6th century to the most reknown 19th century pieces!
To come to the El Prado and its annex is to travel throughtime, space and thought (No twilight songs, please).
You will beable to appreciate how humankind’s developments, andlearning influenced the time periods through the arts, clear examplesof this would be The Descent from the Cross by Van der Weyden,The Forge of Vulcan by Velazquez, Las Majas and the 2nd of May of 1808 both by Goya.
www.cyberspain.com /passion/prado.htm   (567 words)

  
 PICASSO, la exposición del Reina-Prado
Within the context of Picasso’s dual perspective on tradition and modernity which forms the argument of the exhibition, the Museo del Prado will be offering a unique occasion to compare the artist’s work with that of the masters of the past whom he had so admired since his early years.
The present exhibition opens with a section on the young Picasso’s encounter with the Museo del Prado, and includes the first sketches that he made of various works by Velázquez (Calabacillas and El Niño de Vallecas) during his first trip to the Museum at the age of 15.
Among Picasso’s direct references to the Museo del Prado as revealed in this exhibition, the series on Las Meninas painted between August and September 1957 is particularly important.
www.picassotradicionyvanguardia.com /museoP_EN.php   (774 words)

  
 Museo del Prado - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
El Museo del Prado es una de las mejores pinacotecas del mundo, contando con una amplia colección de pintura española, italiana y flamenca.
A estos efectos, Carlos III va a contar con uno de sus arquitectos favoritos, Juan de Villanueva, autor, además de la sede del Museo, del cercano Jardín Botánico.
La incorporación del Casón del Buen Retiro, para albergar las colecciones de pintura de los siglos XIX y XX, se decidió en 1971.
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The aim of the project is the publication of two volumes, in which the antique sculptures of the Museo del Prado are fully documented and classified as to art history and cultural history on the basis of photographical views of all sides, diagrams, and descriptions of the modern additions.
The Madrid section of the German Archaeological Institute and the Museo Nacional del Prado merged for the joint venture of the publication of the antique sculptures of the Museo del Prado.
Antonio Blanco, Catálogo de la escultura, Museo del Prado (1957); Stephan F. Schröder, Katalog der antiken Skulpturen des Museo del Prado in Madrid.
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 Hotels in Madrid, Spain near Museo Del Prado.
MUSEO DEL PRADO: Few visitors to Madrid would want to miss out on a visit to one of the art world's holy grails.
The building itself was designed by the neo-classic architect Juan de Villanueva, and is located on the Paseo del Prado, in one of Madrid's most attractive areas.
The nearby Cason del Buen Retiro, King Felipe IV's summer residence, houses Spanish paintings from the XIX century.
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 Venus, Adonis and Cupid (1588-1590) at Museo del Prado | Art Knowledge News
The Venetian artist painted several versions of this subject, one of which is in the Museo del Prado.
Through their exchange of gazes the artist creates an amorous complicity between Adonis and the goddess of beauty, while Cupid looks out towards the viewer and involves him or her in the events, pointing to the wound he has inflicted on his mother.
However, due to its sensual nature it was only displayed in private in the 18th and 19th centuries, first in the Casa del Rebeque, then in the Private Gallery in the Academia de San Fernando and finally in the Private Gallery of the Museo del Prado.
www.artknowledgenews.com /Annibale_Carracci-at-Prado_Museum.html   (621 words)

  
 El Prado Museum Fine Art from MADRID SPAIN
The Prado Museum is renowned as being the largest art gallery in the world.
The kings death caused inheritance problems and endangered the unity of the collection, but with the disappearance of the monarchy in Spain the museum became national property and became known as the Prado National Museum.
From then to this date, the works of art have survived several challenges and were transferred several times during the Spanish Civil War, ending up in the Swiss city of Geneva and being returned to Madrid during the Second World War.
www.spanisharts.com /prado/prado.htm   (445 words)

  
 CVC. Museo del Prado
El Museo del Prado no sólo constituye una de las referencias esenciales de la cultura española: es una representación nutrida y excelente de la producción artística humana.
Un primer acercamiento al Museo del Prado desde el CVC ofrece un recorrido por las obras donde Goya reflejó su visión de las mujeres.
En las diferentes salas, el visitante del museo puede encontrar no sólo excepcionales ejemplos de la obra pictórica de autores españoles (Goya, Velázquez, Zurbarán...), sino también obras de grandes maestros de otras escuelas (Tiziano, Rubens o El Bosco, por ejemplo), así como muestras de esculturas de gran calidad y otras expresiones artísticas.
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 museos.consumer.es ::: Museo Nacional del Prado
Menores de 18 años, mayores de 65 jubilados, desempleados, miembros de la Fundación de Amigos de Museo del Prado, voluntarios culturales y educativos.
Incluye una visita al museo del Prado, a la Fundación Thyssen-Bornemisza y al Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.
Únicamente para determinadas exposiciones temporales a través del sistema de venta anticipada de entradas con reserva que se establezca al efecto.
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 El Museo del Prado en Madrid - España
El Museo del Prado está reconocido como la galería más grande de todo el mundo.
Muchos museos a través del mundo tienen menos riquezas en sus salas que el Prado en sus almacenes.
La falta de testamento tras la muerte de los reyes causaron serios problemas y pusieron en peligro la unidad de la colección, pero con la desaparición de la monarquía en España, el museo pasó a la propiedad de la nación y comenzó a conocerse como El Museo Nacional Del Prado.
www.spanisharts.com /prado/e_prado.htm   (469 words)

  
 Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain - lastminute.com
Madrid's Museo del Prado houses a dazzling permanent collection of some 7000 paintings and is especially noted for its Flemish, Dutch, Spanish and Italian works.
Velázquez' Las Meninas is a bizarre, mysterious group portrait of the the Infanta Doña Maria (daughter of the King and Queen of Spain) and her ladies-in-waiting (meninas - dwarves), with the artist himself outlined in a distant doorway.
August, while still a very hot month, is the month where most locals will take their holidays and the resulting exodus to the seaside resorts leave Madrid rather empty, which although very practical in terms of avoiding crowds, it does mean that most shops and businesses will be shut for the entire month.
www.lastminute.com /site/find/World/Europe/Spain/Madrid/WOW-Attraction-30373.html   (1291 words)

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