Museo Nacional de Escultura, Valladolid

Coordinates: 41°39′26″N 4°43′25″W / 41.65722°N 4.72361°W / 41.65722; -4.72361

The Museo Nacional de San Gregorio (National Museum of Sculpture) is a museum in Valladolid, Spain, belonging to the Spanish Ministry of Culture. The museum has an extensive collection sculptural ranging from the Middle Ages to the 19th century from Region of Castile's churches that, at 19th-20th c., these were confiscated, and other particular donations, deposits or acquisitions of the state.

Museo Nacional de Escultura
Colegio de San Gregorio (Valladolid). Fachada.jpg
View of the main facade (Colegio de San Gregorio)
Established1842
LocationColegio de San Gregorio, Valladolid, Spain
Coordinates41°39′25″N 4°43′25″W / 41.656944°N 4.723611°W / 41.656944; -4.723611
TypeArt museum, sculptural museum, Historic site
Visitors145.606 (2012)
DirectorMaría Bolaños Atienza
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata
Official nameMuseo Nacional de Escultura
TypeNon-movable
CriteriaMonument
Designated1962
Reference no.RI-51-0001422

The museum was founded as the Provincial Museum of Fine Arts on 4 October 1842. It had its first headquarters at the Palacio de Santa Cruz. On 29 April 1933 it was moved to the Colegio de San Gregorio. Other current seats are in the 16th-century Palacio de Villena and Palacio del Conde de Gondomar

The museum houses works from the 13th to 19th centuries, executed mostly in the Central Spain, and also in other regions historically connected to Spain (Italy, Flanders, Southern America). Artworks include, among the others, a Raising of the Cross by Francisco del Rincon, I Thirst, and The Way of Calvary Gregorio Fernández, Adoration of the Magi by Alonso Berruguete, Lamentation of Christ by Juan de Juni, Penitent Magdalene by Pedro de Mena or the Holy Sepulchre or passage of the Sleepers Alonso de Rozas.

During the Holy Week in Valladolid the museum gives 104 images (distributed in the corresponding pasos) to the processions for the brotherhoods.[1]

GalleryEdit

Collection of paintingsEdit

SculptureEdit

Medieval sculpturesEdit

15th centuryEdit

RenaissanceEdit

Juan de Juni

BaroqueEdit

Gregorio Fernández

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Article from the National Sculpture Museum on the conservation of the images and the protocols of action before the image output in Senhora da Piedade http://museosangregorio.mcu.es/web/pdfs/inicio/PDF_PROCESIONDENTRO.pdf (in Spanish)

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