From Raphael to Degas: painting, drawing and sculpture from the Fabre Museum in Montpellier
- Madrid, from the 19th April to 5th June 2005 (Palacio del Marqués de Salamanca, Recoletos 10).
- Bilbao, from 14th June to 24th July 2005 (the San Nicolás Building).
Hours: Monday to Saturday – 11.00 to 14.00 and 16.00 to 20.30. Sundays – 11.00 to 14.00 Holidays closed.
Entrance is free. Group tours: 913 746 653 (Madrid) and 944 875 622 (Bilbao).
Gallery with 24 works from Rafael to Degas>>
The exhibition contains 69 masterpieces from the Italian school (Raphael, Veronese, Tiepolo, Guardi, etc), from the Flemish and Dutch schools (Rubens, Teniers, Metsu, etc), the Spanish school (Zurbarán and Ribera), the English school (Reynolds) and especially from the French school (Ingres, Greuze, Fabre, David, Géricault, Delacroix, Corot, Monet, Courbet, Bazille, Morisot, Degás, etc). Apart from paintings there are also drawings and sculptures and the works depict religious, mythological and allegorical themes, portraits, landscapes, still life, interiors, etc.
The Fabre Museum in Montpellier is one of the most important provincial museums in France. It has an excellent collection of paintings from all the European schools.
Treasures from the Soumaya Museum in Mexico
This exhibition was a veritable discovery for the Spanish public. It provided a glimpse of an important private Mexican collection that had never before lent such a large number of pieces to any other organisation.
Virtual tour of the exhibition>>
The exhibition contained around 70 works – mostly paintings but also sculptures, screens and ivory – stretching from the 16th to the 19th century. It included Spanish works by El Greco, Sánchez Coello, Ribera, Zurbarán and Murillo; Italian works by Titian and Tintoretto; and Hispano-Flemish and Flemish paintings by Juan de Flandes, Marten de Vos, Pieter Bruegel and Lucas Cranach.
Latin-American art was represented by a series of works from the principal colonial painters in Mexico. They included José Juárez, Cristóbal de Villalpando, Juan Correa, Pedro de Villegas and Miguel Cabrera.
This exhibition was in BBVA’s galleries in Madrid and Bilbao in 2004.
The Soumaya Museum in México