Masterworks from Budapest in Madrid
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Showing until: 28 May 2017
Masterworks from Budapest is a new exhibition at the Museo ThyssenBornemisza which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its opening in 2017. With works from the Renaissance to the Avant-Garde, this exhibition presents works which are being seen for the first time in Spain. The exhibition presents an important selection of paintings, drawings and sculptures from the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest and the National Gallery of Hungary.
In total, the exhibition features 90 works from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries representing artistic schools from Italy, Germany, Holland and Spain. It includes great names from the history of art such as Dürer, Leonardo da Vinci, Rubens, Velázquez, Tiepolo, Cézanne and Manet, in addition to works by Hungarian artists, which together offer visitors a comprehensive idea of the collections housed in these institutions.
The exhibition is divided into seven sections: The Renaissance in the North, The Renaissance in the South, The Baroque in Flanders and Holland, The Baroque in Italy and Spain, The 18th century, The New Image of Women and finally, From Impressionism to the Avant-Garde.
Lucas Cranach the Elder. Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist, ca. 1526-1530