Prado Opens New Guest Work Program and Exhibition Hall with a Visit by Nicolas Sarkozy

La familia de Felipe V by Louis Michel van Loo

The state visit that French President Nicolas Sarkozy made to Spain and to the Museo del Prado this afternoon, together with the King and Queen of Spain, coincides with the inauguration by the Prado of the “Guest Work of Art” program, precisely with a work of art that comes from the Louvre, The Penitent Magdalene by Georges de La Tour, as well as the inauguration of the new exhibition hall dedicated to portraits of the Borbon family by French painters. The first guest work of art will be on view until June 28, in hall 5, together with paintings made by the artist which are housed in the museum.

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