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Museo Nacional del Prado - Prado National Museum (PRADO)

https://www.museodelprado.es

The Prado Museum is one of the most important museums in the world. The collections consist of 7600 paintings, 1000 sculptures, 3000 prints and 6400 drawings as well as decorative art objects and historical documents. The museum has a very important collection of Spanish painting from the 12th to the middle of the 20th century as well as a very significant number of major Flemish and Italian masters.

The Conservation Department is composed of different fields of activity that include the Technical Documentation and Laboratory Service, as well as Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Graphic Documents and Frame Restoration Studios.

The Technical Documentation and Laboratory Service is equipped with modern technology to carry out technical studies. The subjects of research are mainly focused on the better knowledge of painters’ technique although other artistic materials are considered. Other research activities are related to restoration products and procedures and the improvement of analysis protocols and imaging techniques for documentation of works of art.

The Technical Documentation and Laboratory Service is equipped with modern technology to carry out technical studies. The subjects of research are mainly focused on the better knowledge of painters’ technique although other artistic materials are considered. Other research activities are related to restoration products and procedures and the improvement of analysis protocols and imaging techniques for documentation of works of art.

Contact Person
Maria Dolores Gayo Garcia

E-Mail Address
dolores.gayo@museodelprado.es