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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 86 ART FROM THE INSIDE OUT

Museo Nacional del Prado

MADRID, SPAIN

 

If you round a corner and come face to face with the painting Third of May, Francisco Goya’s brutal depiction of the execution of Spanish patriots by Napoleon’s firing squad (page 162), do not be surprised if you get a few goose-bumps. Many spine-tingling moments are scattered throughout the Museo Nacional del Prado, or the Prado, in downtown Madrid, Spain. Etchings, paintings, and sculptures by the old masters such as Albrecht Dürer and Peter Paul Rubens hang alongside masterpieces by Hieronymus Bosch and Diego Velázquez. For those visitors with only a few hours ...

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