The Prado Museum
Published by Ediciones Polígrafa.
Edited by Santiago Alcolea.
Renowned as the world’s largest art museum, the Prado houses sculptures, drawings, coins and metalwork, but it is certainly its incomparable collection of paintings that has drawn fame worldwide. Included in its store of more than 8,600 paintings are works by members of the Italian, Flemish, Spanish, French, Dutch and German schools. Dürer, van Dyck, Correggio, El Greco, Goya, Hieronymous Bosch, José de Ribera, Cranach, Poussin, Brueghel, Rafael, Rembrandt, van der Weyden, Rubens, Botticelli, Tiepolo, Tintoretto, Tiziano, Velazquez and nearly every other master painter from the twelfth to the twentieth century. This book is a great primer for the greatest of art museums.