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The Dauphin’s Treasure of the Museo del Prado

New guide to the complete collection with 360º images

Official app of the Museo del Prado. This app is an excellent tool for discovering the Dauphin’s Treasure and enjoying the collection down to the finest detail. Each work is accompanied by its fact sheet, information of interest and the reproduction of its case, where this has been preserved. In addition, the pieces can be enlarged and visualized in 360º by sliding the fingers on the screen of the device, making this a unique experience. 

Philip V, the first Spanish Bourbon king and grandson of Louis XIV, inherited an exceptional group of vessels from his father, Louis, the Grand Dauphin of France (1661-1711). Made of rock crystal and decorative stones, traditionally known as “hardstones”, most are embellished with gold and silver mounts and with diamonds, rubies, emeralds, pearls and other gems. This collection is known as the Dauphin’s Treasure. 

The rarity of the materials employed in conceptually complex creations of this type and the technical skill involved in their making and decoration explain why they were so highly cherished, above and beyond other works of art such as paintings or sculptures, traditionally more highly valued. 

This app will help you to discover the Dauphin’s Treasure, its origins, the materials used in its creation and the different workshops involved. It also discusses the Treasure’s eventful history as well as the valuable cases that protected the works. This unique collection has been on display in its entirety at the Museo del Prado since 2018.

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Second Canvas Museo Del Prado - Bosch

Second Canvas Museo del Prado – Bosch is created as part of the special programme organised by Museo del Prado to commemorate the death’s 5th centennial of Hyeronimus Bosch throughout 2016. This app allows you to explore in super-high resolution, with a high level of both detail and quality unnoticeable to the human eye directly, major masterpieces of the Flemish painter, such as The Haywain Triptych, The Adoration of the Magi, The Table of the Seven Deadly Sins and The Garden of Earthly Delights.
On this occasion, apart from the triptychs’ internal panels, the external have also been digitalised, showing a so far less-known part of Bosch’s oeuvres, making it possible to examine the doors’ couronnements and the scenes in them. All of the artwork includes an additional vision taken from IR-reflectography. In the case of The Garden of Earthly Delights X-rays can be used too. Both IR and X-rays allow us to discover hidden characters, changes in the final version and the artist’s pendimenti.

Discover, surf, learn, teach and share from your tablet or smartphone, with the possibility to connect it to your TV’s screen. Created by Museo del Prado and Madpixel, Second Canvas Museo del Prado - Bosch allows you to explore Bosch’s masterpieces in super-high resolution, interact with them, choose your favourite detail and share it with your friends through social networks.

Included masterpieces are the following: The Garden of Earthly Delights Triptych (open and closed); The Adoration of the Magi Triptych (open and closed); The Haywain Triptych (open and closed) and The Table of the Seven Deadly Sins.

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Second Canvas Museo Del Prado – Masterpieces

The Second Canvas Museo del Prado app allows you to examine the Museo del Prado 14 masterpieces like never before. These 14 masterpieces play a major role in the history of universal painting. They are available in Gigapixel format (ultra HD) and high resolution to explore each of them and discover stories about its characters, the techniques used by the painters and some of the hidden details in the paintings. The Second Canvas Museo del Prado app includes around 60 other related pieces of art, as well as an explanatory document for each oeuvre, audio guides and sign guides.

Surf, learn, discover, enjoy, teach and share your experience with your friends, relatives or classmates. The Second Canvas Museo del Prado app is a perfect tool for teachers wanting to bring their students close to art.

Works available in Second Canvas Museo del Prado – Masterpieces are: The Third of May, 1808 in Madrid, Francisco de Goya; Jacob’s Dream, José de Ribera; Las Meninas or The Family of Philip IV, Diego Velázquez; The Nobleman with his Hand on his Chest, El Greco; Crucifixion, Juan de Flandes; The Annunciation, Fra Angelico; The Cardinal, Raphael; Equestrian Portrait of Charles V at Mühlberg, Titian; Immaculate Conception, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo; Descent from the Cross, Roger van der Weyden; The Garden of Earthly Delights, Hieronymus Bosch; The Three Graces, Peter Paul Rubens; Judith at the Banquet of Holofernes, Rembrandt.

Prado’s Mona Lisa is also available as an in-app purchase.

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