The Prado Museum in Madrid presents the exhibition ‘Rubens painter of sketches’ on one of the most outstanding facets of the flamenco work Pieter Paul Rubens.

The show focuses on this aspect of the artist who is that of painter of sketches, an artist who is still considered the most important in the history of European art.

Of the nearly 500 sketches that Rubens painted throughout his artistic career, this exhibition has brought together 73 from important institutions around the world as the Louvre, the Hermitage, the National Gallery or the Metropolitan of New York they are added to the selection of those preserved in the Prado and the Boijmans, two of the largest collections that exist, and that the visitor can visit throughout the four months in room C of the Jerónimos building.

In addition, until completing a total of 93 works, you can see some drawings, prints and paintings by Rubens himself that give context to the sketches.

This exhibition project has been organized in conjunction with the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen of Rotterdam.


From April 10 to August 5

Where (Prado Museum: Paseo del Prado, s / n- Metro Atocha)


General: € 15

Reduced: € 7.50


Mon – Sat: 10:00 – 20:00 h

Sun and fest: 10:00 – 7:00 p.m.