Madrid Museum Tours proposes you a private tour through Sorolla's work, foremost artist of light and life, and one of the best impressionist painters.
MUSEUM OF SOROLLA
Joaquin Sorolla was the leader of Spanish impressionist painters. Sorolla museum is considered as one of the best museums in Madrid. It has an unique atmosphere as it was once Sorolla's house. The artist designed and decorated the building and garden to his liking. Joaquin Sorolla spent in his house the happiest time of his life.
Irina Karasenko, licensed guide and director of Madrid Museum Tours will take you, on a private tour, through the different rooms and lounges of this captivating Museum.
Irina will pass on to you key information about the different stages of the artistic career of Joaquin Sorolla.
Young Sorolla was influenced by the famous writer Vicente Blasco Ibanez and denounced on his paintings the hardships of the most disadvantaged.
At the beginning of the 20th century, the focus of his paintings changed to those Mediterranean people and landscapes that the artist knew too well. It was this kind of works which brought him world fame.
Irina Karasenko will analyze the paintings at Sorolla museum within the artist's beloved family and his social context, to transmit you the broadest possible understanding of Joaquin Sorolla's life and work.
On regard to composition technique, Irina Karasenko will reveal you all confrontations that Sorolla’s paintings provoked in the world of art. And she will expose to you the 11 main negative and 11 positive critics about Sorolla technique that were proclaimed, at that time, by censors and defenders of his work.
At the end of your Sorolla Museum Private Tour, you will have the conviction that you have learned almost everything about the best of Spain’s impressionist painters.