Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light

Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923), Sewing the Sail (Cucendo la vela), 1896. 2019 © Photo Archive – Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia
Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923), Sewing the Sail (Cucendo la vela), 1896. 2019 © Photo Archive – Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia
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10 August – 3 November 2019
Beit Wing (Rooms 6-10)

Discover Sorolla, Spain’s Impressionist, this summer. From beaches, gardens and landscapes to social themes and family portraits, enjoy sun-drenched scenes and depictions of Spanish life.

One of the most celebrated artists in his native Spain, Joaquín Sorolla (1863–1923) was referred to as the ‘master of light’. See over fifty works spanning a prolific career in the first exhibition of his paintings in Ireland.

Exhibition organised by the National Gallery, London and the National Gallery of Ireland, in collaboration with Museo Sorolla.

Curators | Dr Brendan Rooney, Head Curator, and Dr Aoife Brady, Curator of Italian and Spanish Art, National Gallery of Ireland