Museo Nacional del Prado
Also known as Prado Museum
Spain (Madrid)
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The Museo del Prado was established in 1819 by King Ferdinand VII, as a Royal "Museum of Painting and Sculpture". Its basis consisted of works amassed by the royal family. from the royal collections amassed by earlier Spanish Monarchs, his forebears. At the end of the 19th century, the museum merged with the Trinity, which housed religious works.

Museo Nacional del Prado
Paseo del Prado, s/n, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Top artists in the collection:

Francisco Jose de Goya y LucientesSpanish, 1746-1828 (Rococo)102 artworks
Diego VelázquezSpanish, 1599-1660 (Baroque)47 artworks
Luis MelendezSpanish, 1716-178039 artworks
TitianItalian, 1488-1576 (High Renaissance)35 artworks
Francisco de ZurbaránSpanish, 1598-1664 (Baroque)27 artworks
El GrecoGreek, 1541-1614 (Mannerism)26 artworks
Peter Paul RubensBelgian, 1577-1640 (Baroque)22 artworks
Corrado GiaquintoItalian, 1703-1766 (Rococo)20 artworks
Bartolomé Esteban MurilloSpanish, 1617-1682 (Baroque)19 artworks
Raimundo de Madrazo y GarretaSpanish, 1841-192016 artworks
Federico de Madrazo y KuntzSpanish, 1815-189416 artworks

The Athenaeum has no exhibitions on record for this museum. Exhibition records can be added for this museum here.