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Masterworks from Budapest. From the Renaissance to the Avant-Garde

From 18 February to 28 May 2017




Autor:
Lucas Cranach, the Elder
Título:
Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist, ca. 1526-1530
Oil on panel. 88.4 x 58.3 cm
Budapest, Museum of Fine Arts

Thyssen Channel

  • Introductory video of Impressionism and Open-Air painting

  • with Juan Ángel López‐Manzanares
  • 18 February 2013

In this video, Juan Ángel López‐Manzanares, curator of the Carmen Thyssen‐Bornemisza Collection, who has curated the exhibition explains the exhibition hosted from 5 February to 12 May 2013.The Impressionism and Open-air painting. From Corot to Van Gogh exhibition includes 116 works from various artists. Among them, there are pioneers of open‐air oil painting such as Pierre‐Henri Valenciennes and Thomas Jones, in addition to Turner, Constable, Corot, Rousseau, Courbet, Daubigny, Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Seurat, Van Gogh and Cézanne among many other key names. This extensive range of artists allows the exhibition to analyse the phenomenon of oil painting executed outdoors in its totality, as an artistic practice that offered new and unexpected possibilities for landscape painting and which revolutionised 19th‐century painting as a whole.

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