The Museo Nacional de San Carlos (English: National Museum of San Carlos) is a Mexican national art museum devoted to European art, located in the Cuauhtémoc borough in Mexico City. The museum is housed in the Palace of the Count of Buenavista, a neoclassical building at Puente de Alvarado No. 50, Colonia Tabacalera, Mexico City. It contains works by Lucas Cranach the Elder, Parmigianino, Frans Hals, Anthony van Dyck, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Auguste Rodin and other well-known European painters and sculptors.
|Location||Colonia Tabacalera, Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City|
The museum was founded in 1968 by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura to house the collection of European art.
Max Koner, Portrait of Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany, 1904
Pedro Campaña, The Seven Virtues, ca. 1550
Alonzo Cano, John the Evangelist gives the communion to the Virgin, 17th century
Juan Carreño de Miranda, Queen Mariana of Austria, 1673
Attributed to Piero di Cosimo, Portrait of a boy, ca. 1500
Attributed to Piero di Cosimo, The Virgin, child Jesus and John the Baptist, ca. 1500
Lucas Cranach the Elder, Adam and Eve, 1530
Henri Decaisne, Odalisque, first half of the 19th century
Gaudenzio Ferrari, Hieronymus, first half of the 16th century
Frans Hals, Unknown man, 1634
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, The child Saint John the Baptist, 19th century
Federico de Madrazo, Woman in White, 1859
Circle of Jan Matsys, Madonna and Child, 16th century
Master of the Tiburtine Sibyl, The resurrection of Lazarus, ca. 1480
Abraham Mignon, Still life, second half of the 17th century
Parmigianino, Holy Family, first half of the 16th century
Pietro Perugino, Virgin and Child crowned by two angels, first quarter of the 16th century
Pontormo, Virgin and Child, 16th century
Joaquim Sorolla, Mending nets, 1901
Bernardo Strozzi, Francis of Assisi, 17th century
Anthony van Dyck, Head of a Bearded Man, first half of the 17th century
Joris van Son, Still life with vegetables and fruit, 1661
Francisco Zurbarán, Supper at Emmaus, 17th century
Anonymous painter, Portrait of the Fagoaga Arozqueta family -from Mexico City-, ca. 1735
- James Pradier, Bacchante
- Auguste Rodin, The call to arms
- Miguel E. Schulz, Diana
- Manuel Vilar, Charles Borromeo
- Flemish tapestry Battle, from the 17th century
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