OT: The Hermitage in the Prado


From 8 November to 25 March 2012, the Prado National Museum will host the exhibition  ‘The Hermitage in the Prado’, an exchange program between the Russian and Spanish museums, in the framework of the Spain-Russia Dual Year 2011.

The exhibition consists of 170 works from the Hermitage Museum, offering a broad showcase of the artistic and chronological diversity of its collection. Titian’s ‘St. Sebastian,’ Caravaggio’s ‘Lute Player,’ Ribera’s ‘St. Sebastian’ and Velazquez’s ‘Peasants at Table’ are all featured in the exhibition, along with Rembrandt’s ‘Portrait of a Scholar’ and ‘Haman Recognizes his Fate’ from the museum’s substantial collection of works by the Dutch painter. Impressionism and post-impressionism are present in pieces by painters such as Gauguin, Monet and Cézanne.

For additional information visit the Prado National Museum website HERE.

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