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Sorolla Museum

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  • Garden in the Sorolla Museum ©Turespaña

    Garden in the Sorolla Museum ©Turespaña

  • Sorolla, 'The horse's bath' © Ministerio de Cultura

    Sorolla, 'The horse's bath' © Ministerio de Cultura





Calle General Martínez Campos, 37
28010 Madrid

Telephone+34 913101584

Fax+34 913085925


Temporary exhibitions

Mediterranean Light in Madrid

Sorolla's house takes visitors into the artist's world in a unique way, with his paintings and personal belongings.

Situated in the artist's house and studio that the great painter from Valencia established in Madrid, the Sorolla Museum displays his works of art as well as the furniture and objects that were part of his everyday life. Visitors can also enjoy the gardens that surround the building, which were designed by the painter himself. The building and gardens are a singular space that reveals the Valencian painter's creative and vital intimacy, and the essence of the times in which he lived.

Essential works

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  • ‘Self-portrait’. Sorolla Museum, Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura


    A cleansed composition with hardly any specific spatial references, using Velázquez’s portraits as a reference point.

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  • ‘Clotilde seated on the Sofa’. Sorolla Museum, Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

    Clotilde seated on the Sofa

    A bourgeois portrait typical of the period of the artist’s wife.

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  • 'Necklace'. View of the obverse © Ministerio de Cultura


    The medallions on this silver necklace are typical of the traditional costume of La Alberca (Salamanca), although they are also frequently found in areas of León and Zamora.

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  • ‘The Young Yachtsman’. Sorolla Museum, Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

    The Young Yachtsman

    One of Sorolla’s best known work and a clear example of his painting as a recreation of sensations.

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  • 'The Horse’s Bath'. Sorolla Museum, Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

    The Horse’s Bath

    This is one of the artist’s most popular works offering Sorolla’s best-known features – a symphony of whites and blues.

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  • 'Fifth Avenue, New York'. Sorolla Museum, Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

    Fifth Avenue, New York

    A work fully imbibed with modernity in both style and topic. It is interesting as it shows an “urban Sorolla” hardly seen in his large works.

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  • 'The Gardens at the Sorolla Family House'. Sorolla Museum, Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

    The Gardens at the Sorolla Family House

    Between 1916 and 1920 Sorolla painted all aspects of the gardens at his Madrid home. He achieves technical and expressive freedom and a hugely important intimate vision in all his work.

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  • ‘Palace of Pond, Royal Gardens in Seville’. Sorolla Museum, Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

    Palace of Pond, Royal Gardens in Seville

    A work where Sorolla started his garden paintings which would later become some of his most important works.

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  • ‘The Pink Robe. After the Bath’. Sorolla Museum, Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

    The Pink Robe. After the Bath

    A mature Sorolla work justifying his moniker: “the painter of light”.

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  • 'The Bathing Hour, Valencia'. Sorolla Museum, Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

    The Bathing Hour, Valencia

    Works such as this with beach scenes are what led to the artist’s renown thanks to his ability to work with light and movement.

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Temporary exhibitions

  • Boats arriving in Jávea, 1905 ©Museo Sorolla

    Exhibition: Traces in the sand

    For the first time the Sorolla Museum offers a closer look at the more graphic facet of the Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla.

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The museum's collection is part of the collective catalogue of the Digital Network of Spanish Museum Collections (CERES), conceived as a space for dissemination which enables visitors to browse the various museum collections using the identifying features of each item (author, type of object, iconography, etc.).

Come and visit


Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:30 AM to 8:00 PM

Public holidays

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Closed: 1 January, 1 May, 24, 25 and 31 December, and two local holidays.


General: €3

Groups: €1,50

Admission free for children under 18, citizens of the EU or of Latin America; and retired persons, over 65s, university students, Youth Card holders, disabled persons, unemployed persons with ID); and on Saturdays after 2pm, Sundays and 18 April, 18 May, 12 October and 6 December.


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