Pierre-Auguste Renoir, A Box at the Theater (At the Concert), 1880. © Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA
Pasión por Renoir: La colección del Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (Madrid)
October 19, 2010 - February 13, 2011
Pasión por Renoir: La colección del Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute opened at the Prado in Madrid on October 19. Comprised of the Clark’s complete collection of thirty-one Renoirs, the exhibition offers a stunning visual display of some of the great artist’s most important works. Among the iconic works being exhibited are: Self-portrait (ca.1875), Portrait of Madame Monet (Madame Claude Monet Reading) (ca.1874), A Box at the Theater (At the Concert) (1880), Onions (1881), and The Bath (Girl arranging her Hair) (1885). Pasión por Renoir is the first time that the Clark has exhibited its entire collection of works by Renoir outside of the museum. It is also the first Renoir exhibition in Spain. Click here for more information about Pasión por Renoir.
Exhibition co-organised by the Museo Nacional del Prado (Madrid) and the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, Massachusetts)
Curator: Javier Barón, Head of the Department of 19th-century Painting at the Museo Nacional del Prado