13 Dec 13 – 19 Apr 14, Meadows Museum, Dallas, USA
The Valencia-born artist Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1881-1923) was no stranger to blockbuster exhibitions or America. In 1909 and in 1911 Sorolla exhibitions drew big crowds—as many visitors a day in New York as a show of Dutch Golden Age paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, says Mark Roglán, the director of the Meadows Museum, Dallas. The popularity of the Spanish artist in America and his US collectors and patrons, is traced through a large selection of works, including some of the artist’s most celebrated major canvases as well as...
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