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The Illusion of the American Frontier

From 03 November 2015 to 07 February 2016

Early booking is recommended

Edward S. Curtis
An Oasis in the Badlands (detail), 1905
Photography, gelatin silver. 15.2 x 20.2 cm
Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.

Thyssen Channel

  • Portraits of Women in the Collection: Quappi

  • with Guillermo Solana
  • 09 May 2009

Portraits of Women is a series of lectures based around the Permanent Collection. It will analyse five works in which the female figure is the principal motif. Caravaggio, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Max Beckmann, Pierre Bonnard and John Singer Sargent created the five portraits chosen by Guillermo Solana, the Museum’s Chief Curator. Each of his lectures will analyse and relate the life and history of the five women depicted, namely Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Giovanna Tornabuoni, Quappi, Misia Godebska, and Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland.

© 2009 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Paseo del Prado 8, 28014 Madrid, España

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