Museo Nacional de Escultura, Valladolid
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.
|Location||Colegio de San Gregorio, Valladolid, Spain|
|Type||Art museum, sculptural museum, Historic site|
|Director||María Bolaños Atienza|
|Official name||Museo Nacional de Escultura|
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.
Collection of paintingsEdit
Pity by Pedro Berruguete, 1480
Calvary by Antonio Moro, 1573
The annunciation of Mary by Gregorio Martínez, 1596
Democritus and Heraclitus by Rubens, 1603
Temptations of San Antonio Abad by Jan Brueghel (first half of the 17th century)
Allegory of the Immaculate Virgin by Juan de Roelas, 1616
Presentation of the Child in the temple by Diego Valentín Díaz, 1650
St. Anthony of Padua by Thomas Willeboirts Bosschaert, over 1650
Saint Francisco and Saint Domingo in the refectory by Felipe Gil de Mena (second half of the 17th century)
Still Life by Luis Egidio Meléndez, 1765
Bust of emperor Charles, young, anonymous, Flemish workshop, over 1520.
Altarpiece of St. Jerome by Jorge Inglés.
Holy family by Diego Siloe
Virgin with child by Felipe Bigarny
Sacrifice of Isaac by Alonso Berruguete
Adoration of the Magi by Alonso Berruguete
Death por Gil de Ronza, 1523.
San José with the child by Pedro López de Gámiz (finally of 16th century)
St. Anthony of Padua by Juan de Juni
The Holy Burial by Juan de Juni
Saint John the Baptist by Juan de Juni
Gregorio Fernández: Saint Diego of Alcalá, 1605.
Gregorio Fernández: Thirst i have, 1612-1616.
Gregorio Fernández: Road to Calvary, 1614.
Gregorio Fernández: Saint Sebastián , 1615-1620.
Gregorio Fernández: Lying Christ, 1627.
Gregorio Fernández: Baptism of Christ, 1630.
Gregorio Fernández: Saint Teresa of Jesus, 1624.
- 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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