Sorolla Museum

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Museum Sorolla
Native name
Spanish: Museo Sorolla
Museo Sorolla (Madrid) 01.jpg
Location Madrid, Spain
Coordinates 40°26′07″N 3°41′33″W / 40.435404°N 3.692539°W / 40.435404; -3.692539Coordinates: 40°26′07″N 3°41′33″W / 40.435404°N 3.692539°W / 40.435404; -3.692539
Official name: Museo Sorolla
Type Non-movable
Criteria Monument
Designated 1962
Reference no. RI-51-0001383
Sorolla Museum is located in Spain
Sorolla Museum
Location of Museum Sorolla in Spain

The Museum Sorolla (Spanish: Museo Sorolla) is a museum located in Madrid, Spain. It features work by the artist Joaquín Sorolla.

The building was originally the artist's house and was converted into a museum after the death of his widow. Designed by Enrique María Repullés, it was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1962.[citation needed] The principal rooms continue to be furnished as they were during the artist's life, including Sorolla's large, well-lit studio, where the walls are filled with his canvasses. Other rooms are used as galleries to display Sorolla's paintings, while the upstairs rooms are a gallery for special exhibitions. In 2014, these rooms held an exhibition of David Palacin photographs of the ballet Sorolla produced by the Spanish National Dance Company.[1]

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  1. ^ "El Ballet Nacional atrapado 'Bailando Sorolla'". Europa Press. 9 June 2014. Retrieved 19 September 2014. 

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