Over an old Neoclassical Palace of XVIII restored by R.Moneo( the same arquictect who made the enlargement of Prado Museum) this tiny but impressive museum shows you the colection sold by Mr.Thyssen to the Spanish State at 1992. The tour around this museum is from romanic period till avant gards of XX Century.
We start with any romanic italian painter, and We will explain some Primitive Flemish panels of genius ,such us, Jan Van Eyck and R.Van Weyden XV century, till iItalian Renaissance Painters(Ghirlandaio, Messina,Carpaccio, Barroque-Caravaggio, Canaletto) and any Rubens and one Rembrandt.
At the Ducth Golgen period we get into the Portraits of Frans Hals, Landscapes of Ruisdael; and a selecction of luxurious still lifes by Heda, W. Kalf, Var derHamen.
The best selection of American painters out of USA, Hudson river of New York: romantic landscapes: Clooney; Thomas Cole; Church Durand; Cropsey; landscapes Painters lyricists: J.Heade; Fitz H. Line. Still lifes John Peto, and Harnett. Wislow Homer who follows the Barbizon Paris school,, Whistler; Chasse and Sargent.
But if the Thyssen Museum is worth the visit it is thanks to the incredible group of French Impressionist painters and German Expressionists. Among the French, we will explain you how Impressionists became the first respectable generation of painters in the world: Courbet; Corot;, Pissaro; Monet; E.Manet; Renoir ;Degas; Sisley; Cézanne, Gauguin;Two Van Goth.
From German Expressinists painters: Shmidt; Heckel; Pechestein; Kirchner;E. Nolde; Kandinsky.
And Finally, any modern XX century painters, from Picasso and G. Braque, Gris; til Polock, Gorky; Rauscherberg; Rothko; Hooper; and Roy Lichtenstein.
Duration: 2 hours.
8-30 people groups.