LateRooms.com - Madrid museum to launch Berthe Morisot exhibition

October 21, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
A new exhibition dedicated to French painter Berthe Morisot is due to open in Madrid next month.
 
Hosted by the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, the show is set to run from Tuesday November 15th to Sunday February 12th next year and will be the first solo exhibition of Morisot's work to take place in Spain.
 
Born in 1841, the artist was a member of the circle of painters who became known as the Impressionists and displayed much of her work at the Salon in Paris.
 
Her paintings mainly depict landscapes and scenes of domestic life among the upper-classes in late 19th century France.
 
Morisot, who was married to Edouard Manet's brother Eugene, has been described by the Madrid venue that will exhibit her paintings as "a modern woman ahead of her time".
 
The show in the Spanish capital will include works from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection and about 30 pieces owned by the Marmottan Monet Museum in Paris.
 
Tickets to see temporary exhibitions at the Thyssen are priced at 8 (£6.90), although a reduced price of 7 is available to those who book online.
 
Located near the Prado, the museum is closed on Mondays and open between 10:00 and 19:00 GMT from Tuesday to Sunday.
 
LateRooms.com recommends a wide variety of places to stay in Madrid that should appeal to art fans, including the Hostal Oriente Hs.
 
For more information on the exhibition, visit www.museothyssen.org.

Editors Notes:

LateRooms.com is part of B2C sector of TUI Travel PLC's Accommodation and Destination Division. Also within this sector are AsiaRooms.com and Hotels-London.co.uk.

LateRooms.com is the UK's leading online accommodation site offering fantastic deals in over 50,000 properties worldwide, ranging from bed and breakfasts to five star luxury hotels.

LateRooms.com offers customers a saving of up to 70 per cent off the normal room rate for a variety of independent and branded hotels.  Customers can book online or by phone 24/7, whether booking 12 months or 12 minutes in advance whatever time, whatever day. No other accommodation site offers this flexibility.

LateRooms.com arms customers with information to help them choose the right hotel.  Users can read from over 1.2 million true hotel reviews, written by customers who have booked through LateRooms.com and actually stayed at the hotel.

LateRooms.com is the first online site to use VisitBritain's official national classification system to rate its hotels, bed and breakfasts and guest houses. This ensures customers know the standards of quality they can expect when making a reservation.

To view LateRooms.com press pages, please see http://press.laterooms.com/

Follow LateRooms.com on Twitter - @LateRooms

Join LateRooms.com on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/LateRooms