One of the most interesting and not sufficiently known artistic corners of Madrid is the Sorolla museum, where you can see a wide and significant representation of the pictorial work of the Valencian artist.
If you have not had occasion to visit the Sorolla museumeither you are a resident of the capital or you are going to do a tourist trip to Madrid, now you have a good excuse to meet him.
I mean the Clotilde de Sorolla exhibition, what until October 14 of this year 2012 It is shown at the headquarters of the artist's house.
In this exhibition dedicated to Clotildewho was the woman of Joaquín Sorolla and his favorite model, 34 canvases with portraits of his are shown, but also 40 drawings, 49 photographs and 15 color notes, in addition to personal items, letters and documents.
The Clotilde de Sorolla exhibition in Madrid It is distributed in four thematic areas. In the area of The intimacy, paintings of family scenes are seen from the time of the courtship of Joaquín Sorolla with Clotilde until 1900.
In the area Clotilde, the muse, focuses on its role as a model of Sorolla's work. The area The great artist's wife It focuses on the era of the artist's success, with his travels and summers.
And finally the area The founder of the museum, highlights the key work of Clotilde in the creation of the museum that we can now visit, after the donation to the State of the family home where the artist died and, a few years later, Clotilde herself, as well as her extensive artistic collection.
The Visiting hours of the Clotilde de Sorolla exhibition they are, from Tuesday to Saturday, from 9.30 to 20 hours, and on Sundays, from 10 to 15 hours.
With the Ticket price to visit the Sorolla museum You can also visit this temporary exhibition.
I remind you that the Sorolla museum You find it on General Martinez Campos 37 in Madrid.<>