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Exhibition The young Van Dyck at the Prado Museum, extended until March 31, 2013

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Exhibition The Young Van Dyck in the Prado Museum in Madrid

One of the most outstanding exhibitions of the exhibition season in Madrid during the past year 2012 dedicated to the painter Van Dyck, you can still see it in the Prado Museum.

The exposition The Young Van Dyck of the Prado it keeps until March 31, 2013, after its extension with respect to the initially scheduled date of completion, on the 1st of the same month.

It is one of the most important samples of this seventeenth-century artist that has been seen in the world so far.

In the exhibition you can see more than 90 paintings and drawings made by the artist since 1615, when he was barely 15 years old, until 1621, when he left Antwerp to Italy.

Van dyck He was already a very prolific artist, because at that very early stage he had already painted more than 160 paintings, of which the Prado Museum has the largest collection. He is considered the best disciple of Rubens.

In the show they mostly look medium format portraits and pictures, but there are also about 30 large paintings, with complex compositions.

This exhibition is the first one celebrated in Spain dedicated to Van Dyck, and since the one that took place in 1980 in Ottawa, Canada, in the world no one focused on his youth work has been celebrated.

If you want to deepen your work, you can participate in the free educational talks that take place in parallel to the temporary exhibition. Here you can check the teaching hours.

TheVisiting hours of the Young Van Dyck exhibition at the Prado Museum they are, from Monday to Saturday, from 10 to 20 hours, and on Sundays and holidays, from 10 to 19 hours.

Theticket pricesThey are 12 euros, the general one, and 6 euros the reduced one, and you are entitled to visit both the temporary exhibition and the permanent collection. Here you can check if you have the right toVisit Van Dyck's exhibition for free at the Prado Museum.

Specifically, within the program The young meadow, young people between 15 and 25 can visit the exhibition for free the last Friday of the month (specifically, on January 25 and February 22), from 8.30 pm to 10.30 pm, with access through the Jeronimos Gate

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