Spain and the Hispanic World: Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum and Library

Royal Academy of Arts, London January 21 – April 10, 2023

Discover the rich story of Spanish and Hispanic art and culture from antiquity to the 20th century: from masterpieces by Goya, Velázquez, Zurbarán and El Greco to paintings, sculptures, silk textiles, ceramics, lustreware, silverwork, precious jewellery, maps, drawings, illuminated manuscripts and stunning decorative lacquerware from Latin America.

The exhibition features the famous World Map of 1526 by Giovanni Vespucci, and culminates with Sorolla’s colourful, large-scale study for his monumental series of 14 paintings, Vision of Spain.