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in #travel5 years ago

Our visit to painter Joaquin Sorolla's house in Madrid.
It has been converted into a museum to illustrate his life and work.

Moorinsh Garden
Elaborate Moorish style garden greets you as you come in.
Moorish Garden

Sorolla's Reception Hall
An overview of his furniture, artifacts, and paintings.
Reception Hall

Drying after Bath
Painting by Joaquin Sorolla.

Walking on Beach
Family vacation in Valencia. Painting by Joaquin Sorolla.
Doncellas en la playa

Valencian Wedding
Valencian family escorting daughter to her wedding. Painting by Joaquin Sorolla.
Boda Valenciana

Train Travel
Girls escorted by their pimp sleeping in train car. Painting by Joaquin Sorolla.
Girls and pimp

Boy and Sailboat
Boy playing on Valencia beach. Painting by Joaquin Sorolla.
Boy and sailboat

Furniture and Bust
Exquisite 19th century furniture all around Sorolla's house
Furniture and Bust

Unfinished Last Painting
Sorrolla's last work left as found after his death.
Last painting

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So interesting. You can feel Sorolla there. His things, his lush garden, his special furniture... visiting his house you get to know him far better.

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