|Pierre Auguste Renoir (French, 1841-1919),|
Girl with Hat with Cherries, 1880.
Oil on canvas. Colección Duques de Alba
For more than five hundred years, the Alba family has formed part of the most important aristocratic lineages in Europe, not only because of its military, political, and social significance, but also due to the relevance of its cultural patronage and its art collecting. This exhibition displays a broad selection of works by Van Gogh, Goya, Rubens, Rembrandt, Renoir, Sargent, and many more.
The exhibit features 140 palace objects—including the personal papers of Christopher Columbus and 19th-century furniture created for Napoleon III—that tell the story of Europe, most of which have never been seen outside of Spain. The exhibition features paintings, illuminated manuscripts, books, historic documents, antiquities, prints, sculpture, drawings, and other objects.
Admission for this exhibit will be $12. Learn more by visiting http://www.meadowsmuseumdallas.org/about_Alba.htm.
|Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640), Charles V and the Empress Isabella, c. 1628. Oil on canvas.|
Colección Duques de Alba
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