Landscape Paintings in the Carmen Thyssen Collection

Landscape Paintings in the Carmen Thyssen Collection

by Scala Publishers
     
 

The Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza in Madrid houses one of the world's finest private art collections. It was begun in 1920 by the Baron von Thyssen-Bornemisza and continued by his son, the present Baron. The museum was opened in 1992 after it was bought by the Spanish state. In March 2004, it will house for the first time the international works of the Baroness von

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The Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza in Madrid houses one of the world's finest private art collections. It was begun in 1920 by the Baron von Thyssen-Bornemisza and continued by his son, the present Baron. The museum was opened in 1992 after it was bought by the Spanish state. In March 2004, it will house for the first time the international works of the Baroness von Thyssen - Bornemisza, a remarkable collection of works by the greatest artists from the 17th to the 19th centuries. This collection contains fine examples of works that are rarely found in the Spanish public galleries, such as seventeenth-century Dutch painting and eighteenth-century artists such as Canaletto, Fragonard and Guardi. The heart of the collection is its nineteenth-century art, from Caspar David Friedrich and John Constable to the Impressionists and painters such as Corot and Daubigny. The holdings of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings are perhaps the richest and most striking. An initial selection of the Baroness'

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857593389
Publisher:
Scala Publishers
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.54(w) x 11.46(h) x 0.44(d)

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