Courses and lectures

Guided tour: Carnival in the Carmen Thyssen Collection

13 de febrero de 2015
Guided tour: Carnival in the Carmen Thyssen Collection
  • Date and time:

    Friday 13 February 2015 6.30pm

  • Price:

    7,50 €

  • Participants:

    The general public No appointment. Untill complete group 20 persons per group

This tour focuses on a group of works from the Permanent Collection that refer to Carnival. Specialists from the Museum will introduce visitors to different aspects of Carnival, its iconography, its origins in the 19th century in the case of Malaga and its evolution up to the present day.

Paintings by Raimundo de Madrazo, García Ramos and Lucas Villamil among other artists will be discussed during these guided tours, which aim to introduce Carnival from the viewpoint of the Collection of the Museo Carmen Thyssen during this special time of year. 

Selected works:

José Benlliure Gil
The Carnival in Rome, 1881

Lucas Villamil
Arriving at the Theatre on the Night of a Masqued Ball, 1895

Raimundo de Madrazo
Salida del baile de máscaras,1885

José García Ramos
Leaving the Masqued Ball, 1905

Eduardo León Garrido
The Beau at the Soirée, nd.

Meeting point:
Column Courtyard of the Museum.

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