The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting Masterworks from Budapest. From the Renaissance to the Avant-Garde, an exhibition which, for the first time in Spain, present an important
selection of paintings, drawings and sculptures from the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest and the Hungarian National Gallery.
In total the exhibition features 90 works from the 15th to the 20th centuries representing artistic schools such as the Italian, German, Flemish and Spanish and including great names from the history of art such as Dürer, Leonardo da Vinci, Rubens, Velázquez, Tiepolo, Cézanne and Manet, in addition to interesting works by Hungarian artists, together offering visitors a comprehensive idea of the collections housed in these institutions.
Curated by Guillermo Solana, artistic director of the Museum, and Mar Borobia, head of its Department of Old Master Painting, the exhibition is organised in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts and the
Hungarian National Gallery.
Masterworks from Budapest. From the Renaissance to the Avant-Garde is divided into seven sections: The Renaissance in the North, The Renaissance in the South, The Baroque in Flanders and Holland, The Baroque in Italy and Spain, The 18th century, The New image of Women and From Impressionism to the Avant-Garde.