The Joy of Museums

Exploring Museums, Art & Historic Sites

Masterpieces of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

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Masterpieces of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is part of the “Golden Triangle of Art”, which also includes the Prado and the Reina Sofia national galleries. The Thyssen-Bornemisza collection with over 1,600 paintings includes work from the Italian, English, Dutch and German schools, plus 20th century European and American paintings.

Among the many masterpieces in the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum the following are highlights in the “Joy of Museums”:

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The habit doesn’t make the monk. – El hábito no hace al monje. “
Spanish Proverb

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Photo Credit: 1) Luis García [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons