After the recent closure of the exhibition of the French impressionist Renoir at Prado Museum, now the exhibition of another French painter arrives at the great pinacoteca of Madrid, in this case Chardín, who lived in the 18th century.
The great attraction of the Chardin exhibition at the Prado Museum from Madrid is that it is the first time a show dedicated to this French artist is celebrated in Spain, of which only three works can be seen in the Thyssen Museum.
The Chardín exhibition you can visit it until May 19, 2011, and in it you will be able to enjoy 57 works of this artist that has been characterized by its still lifes and the so-called genre painting, that is, of domestic scenes.
The exhibition at the Prado Museum, which takes place in the Rooms of Los Jerónimos, follow a chronological order, beginning with still lifes and still lifes of the 20s.
Below are still lifes from the 30s and, finally, the genre painting influenced by the Dutch painting of the time and pastel portraits.
Chardin exhibition at the Prado Museum in Madrid
The Visiting hours of the Chardin exhibition at the Prado Museum Madrid are from Tuesday to Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., with last access at 7 p.m.
He Ticket price for the Chardin exhibition It is 10 euros, and if you also want to visit the permanent collection of the museum, the price of the combined ticket is 12 euros.
There is a reduced rate 5 euros (6 euros combined reduced ticket) and also free entrance under certain conditions.
Of course, young people aged 15 to 25 have the opportunity to visit the Chardín exhibition for free the last Friday of March, April and March, from 8.30 pm to 10.30 pm. On this visit of Young Prado You are accompanied by young graduates of Art History, whom you can consult about the contents of the exhibition.
He audio guide rental price To visit the exhibition of Chardin is 3.5 euros (5 euros temporary and permanent exhibition).
The tickets can be purchased in advanceand through the official website of the Prado Museum or by phone (902107077).
If you want to deepen the knowledge of this French painter, you can attend the educational talks about Chardin who has programmed the Prado Museum, with the following schedules (subject to auditorium availability):
- in March, Tuesday at 11 a.m. and Thursday, at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.
- in April, Tuesday and Thursday, at 5 pm; Wednesday, at 11 am (except April 19, 20 and 21)
- in May, Tuesday at 11 am and Thursday, at 11 am and 5 pm, until May 26.
As an advance to your visit, you can see the multimedia presentation of the Chardin exhibition.
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