Lecture series Muses, Models and Lovers. Lecture 'Summer Days'10 de septiembre de 2015
The presence of women in the works in the Permanent Collection of the Museo Carmen Thyssen is extensive and wide-ranging. These women enable us to establish a transversal account through which to travel through time across different styles and concepts in art. They represent a crucial period, between the late 19th and early 20th centuries, which saw a radical change in women’s image and social status.
During his time in Paris, Vicente Palmaroli spent various summers on the beaches of Trouville-su-Mer in Normandy. This was an area frequented by painters. Appearing on the beach wearing fashionable dress was a symbol of bourgeois taste and sophistication.