Museo Sorolla – Madrid, Spain - Atlas Obscura

Museo Sorolla

A comprehensive look at the art of Joaquín Sorolla in his former home in Madrid. 


From the moment visitors enter the garden of Joaquín Sorolla’s house, they are drawn into the artist’s inner world.

Joaquín Sorolla was a renowned Spanish painter known for his luminous, vibrant depictions of landscapes, seascapes, and scenes of Spanish life. Influenced by Impressionism and Realism, Sorolla’s works often showcased the play of light and shadow, capturing the essence of his subjects with remarkable skill and emotion. His mastery of color and brushwork earned him international acclaim during his lifetime, and his legacy continues to inspire artists today.

The Joaquín Sorolla Museum in Madrid offers a captivating journey through the life and work of this extraordinary artist. Home to a vast collection of his paintings, sketches, and personal belongings, the museum provides a comprehensive insight into Sorolla’s artistic evolution and creative process.

Visitors can immerse themselves in his captivating world, experiencing firsthand the beauty and brilliance of his masterpieces. From stunning landscapes to intimate portraits, Sorolla’s works come to life within the museum’s walls, offering a profound appreciation for his enduring legacy and contribution to art.

Know Before You Go

The best way to reach the Museo Sorolla is by metro Gregorio Marañón (line 10) is the closest stop.

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