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Press Event: The Art of Power: Royal Armor and Portraits from Imperial Spain

Armor from the renowned Spanish Royal Armory in Madrid will be paired for the first time with portraits by masters such as Peter Paul Rubens, Alonso Sánchez Coello, Anthony van Dyck, and Diego Velázquez depicting emperors and kings wearing the same armor in 'The Art of Power: Royal Armor and Portraits from Imperial Spain' at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, June 28 through November 29, 2009, the sole venue worldwide.

Released: June 23, 2009