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The Family of Juan Carlos I and other royal portraits at the Royal Palace exhibition

Portrait of the Family of Juan Carlos I of Antonio López @Photo: National Heritage

Surely you have known that the presentation has finally been presented portrait of the Spanish Royal Family that the artist has been developing for 20 years Antonio Lopez, and you have even been aware of the debate that has taken place over the long time it has taken to paint this painting.

Debate apart. now you have the opportunity to see this work that is presented as the Family portrait of Juan Carlos I, as well as many more portraits in the certainly exceptionalexposition The Portrait in the Royal Collections which, organized by National Heritage, is shown in the Royal Palace from Madrid until April 19.

I comment that I declare myself a fervent follower of the work of this artist, more since I had the opportunity to visit theAntonio López's exhibition at the Thyssen-Bornemisza museum which took place in the summer of 2011, which broke a record for visitors in that museum.


Portrait of Carlos V by Jacob Seisenegger @Photo: National Heritage

Therefore, now is a good opportunity to, if you still do not know him, discover the work of this artist that in the Royal palace exhibition rub shoulders with other great artists in the history of Spanish painting, such as Velázquez orGoya.

Exhibition of the Royal Palace

Indeed, in the exhibition of real portraits that now you can visit you will see works that range from the fifteenth century to the last sample of this theme, the newly presented portrait of the Kings made by Antonio Lopez.


Portrait of Carlos IV by Goya @Foto: National Heritage

The exhibition presents portraits of the dynasties of theAustrias and the Bourbons, although you can see some background works, such as the portrait of Isabel the Catholic made by Juan de Flandes.

You will also see portraits of Carlos V and Philip II, and works of the most famous royal painters of the 16th and 17th centuries, such as Alonso Sánchez Coello, Bartolomé González or Juan Pantoja de la Cruz.

The portraits made by Velázquez and Juan José de Ribera of the Count Duke of Olivares Without a doubt they are outstanding works of the collection.


Portrait of Alfonso XIII by Sorolla @Photo: National Heritage

In the section dedicated to the dynasty of Bourbons highlights the portrait of Charles IV hunter and the Queen Maria Luisa de Parma with blanket painted by Goya.

The exhibition is completed with more current works, such as the portrait of Alfonso XIII Painted by Sorollaor The Prince of Dream Painted by Salvador Dali before the reign of Juan Carlos I.

Exhibition Schedules Real Portraits

The exhibition schedules of the Collection of Royal Portraits in the Royal Palace they are every day of the week, from 10 to 18 hours, with last access one hour before closing.

The ticket prices They are, in general, 11 euros, and the reduced ones, 6 euros, being able to visit both the palace and the exhibition.

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