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Alma-Tadema and Victorian Painting
in the Pérez-Simón Collection

From 25 June to 12 October 2014 (extended closing date)



Autor:
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Título:
The Roses of Heliogabalus (detail)
Fecha:
1888
Técnica:
Oil on canvas
Medidas:
132.7 x 214.4 cm

Ubicacion:
Pérez-Simón Collection, Mexico

Carmen in Spanish collections

From 7 October until 9 November 2014

Special Collaborative Exhibition. Free entry



Autor:
Pablo Picasso
Título:
Femme de profil à l’éventail, 1964, illustrations for the book Le Carmen des Carmen by Prosper Mérimée and Louis Aragon
Fecha:
1964
Ubicacion:
Fundación Bancaja Collection
© Sucesión Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid, 2014
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Biography and Works

Author:
Master of the Thyssen Adoration
Born/Dead:
Active in Bavaria and Austria, ca. 1520
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Works

Biography




In 1967Winzinger attributed The Adoration of the Magi in the Thyssen- Bornemisza collection to a new artist whom he called The Master of the Lugano Adoration and to whom he attributed a series of drawings that are close to the style of Wolf Huber. The works of this anonymous master were frequently attributed to Huber, including the panel in the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, previously considered to be an early work by Huber of around 1520

Winzinger. defined the stylistic characteristics of this anonymous artist on the basis of differences between his work and that of Huber, and he particularly emphasised the contrasting approach to pictorial space. Winzinger also noted the awkward use of perspective, visible in the architecture in the Madrid panel and also to be found in the works of Huber and Altdorfer. In 1991 Lübbeke confirmed the attribution and concluded that the present artist, whom she called The Master of the Thyssen Adoration, was probably familiar with Altdorfer’s workshop in Ratisbon and Huber’s in Passau. The corpus of this artist, who was probably active in Bavaria and Austria around 1520, is still relatively incomplete

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