If you are fond of Romanesque art, until May 15, 2011 you have the chance to see one exposition exceptional at the headquarters of the Maphre Foundation from Madrid, on Paseo de Recoletos 23.
I mean the exposition The splendor of the Romanesque, shows 59 masterpieces of Romanesque art for the first time they meet outside their headquarters Museum of Art of Catalonia, entity that brings together the most important collection of European Romanesque art.
In this exposition You can see wall paintings, stone sculptures, and objects of liturgical furniture, such as table paintings, wood sculptures, goldsmiths, etc.
The most striking corner of the exposition The splendor of the Romanesque it is perhaps the real-scale reproduction of some paintings by San Quirza de Pedret. Another outstanding work is the paintings from Boi, The stoning of St. Stephen, which have been completely restored.
You can also see a virtual 3D reproduction of the cover of Ripoll.
The exhibition visiting hours The splendor of the Romanesque they are: Mondays, from 2 pm to 8 pm; from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays and holidays, from 11 to 19 hours.
The entrance to the exhibition is free. In addition, you have the service of audio guide to visit the exhibition, with a rental price of 3 euros.
In advance, if you feel like it, you can make a virtual tour of the Romanesque art exhibition of the Maphre Foundation in Madrid.<>