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Prado Displays Adam and Eve by Durer Following Restoration

Madrid’s Museo del Prado shows again the magnificent couple Adam and Eve (1507) of Dürer (1471-1528), after two years of intensive restoration work on their pictorial surfaces and panels. On view 24 November 2010 – 20 March 2011.

Adam and Eve by Dürer 1507 Oil on panel, Each panel: 209 cm × 81/80 cm (?? × 0.40 in), Before Restoration

The intervention of the two panels has been undertaken by a team of international experts, coordinated between the Prado and the Getty Foundation in Los Angeles, this institution has funded the restoration of the delicate stands of the two paintings, for one of them an ingenious technical solution for stabilization has been necessary. To draw public attention to the complex work done in both panels, the two works will be exhibited exceptionally for four months in a different location than their usual one with a special exhibition display, sponsored by the Fundación Iberdrola, ‘protector member’ of the Museum’s restoration program signed from the date of presentation of these works after its restoration.

Museo Nacional del Prado Calle Ruiz de Alarcón 23 Madrid 28014Tel. +34 91 330 2800

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