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The Prado turns the 19th century around: more female presence and greater attention to social art | Culture

The melancholic Spain unfolds from today, with all its air of inevitability and defeat, in room 75, home after the last remodeling of the permanent collection of the Prado Museum of History painting. Those great paintings of shipwrecks, executions and other episodes of a country of disenchantment, breathe at least calmer with the change of […]

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The Prado Museum rearranges the 19th century

The Prado Museum rearranges the 19th century

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Naples, the Academy of San Fernando and the room of a 19th century politician: the romantic journey of the supposed ‘caravaggio’

An eccehomo by Caravaggio’s Michelangelo Merisi (1571-1610), the genius, murderous and heartless painter who was always involved in fights, left Italy in 1656. The Count of Castrillo, viceroy of Naples, brought him to Spain. A growing number of experts believe it is the same painting that appeared at an auction in Madrid this month. The […]

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Germany to return Benin bronzes looted at the end of the 19th century by British soldiers to Nigeria | Culture

The Director of Museums and Special Collections at the University of Aberdeen, Neil Curtis, poses next to a bronze sculpture from Benin on March 17th.KALYAN VEERA / AFP The German government is preparing, in an unexpected and historic twist, to return to Nigeria the famous Benin bronzes, which were looted by English soldiers in the […]

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