Prado in Spain Has Blockbuster Portrait Exhibit

Madrid’s Prado Museum has opened an exhibition of all the great names in Renaissance portraiture – Botticelli, Jan van Eyck, Dürer, Piero della Francesca, El Greco, Holbein, Lorenzo Lotto, Anthonis Mor, Pisanello, Raphael and Titian. Running through September 7, “The Renaissance Portrait: From Pisanello to Rubens,” will present 126 works – paintings, sculptures, drawings, engravings and medals – most of which have never before been shown in Spain

The program was organized with the National Gallery of London, where a different version will be presented in October.

The Prado Museum is located on Paseo del Prado, on Madrid’s Art Walk. For more information call: 011-34-91-330-28-00, or go to www.museodelprado.es.

For information about Spain, contact the Tourist Office of Spain in New York (212-265-8822); Miami (305-358-1992); Chicago (312-642-1992); or Los Angeles (323-658-7195) or go to www.spain.info.

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