Museum of Fine Arts of Seville

The Museum of Fine Arts of Seville (Spanish: Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla) is a museum in Seville, Spain, a collection of mainly Spanish visual arts from the medieval period to the early 20th century, including a choice selection of works by artists from the so-called Golden Age of Sevillian painting during the 17th century, such as Murillo, Zurbarán, Francisco de Herrera the younger, and Valdés Leal.

Museum of Fine Arts of Seville
Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla
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Façade of the Museum of Fine Arts of Seville
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EstablishedSeptember 1835
LocationSeville, Spain
Coordinates37°23′33.54″N 6°0′0.47″W / 37.3926500°N 6.0001306°W / 37.3926500; -6.0001306Coordinates: 37°23′33.54″N 6°0′0.47″W / 37.3926500°N 6.0001306°W / 37.3926500; -6.0001306
TypeArt museum
OwnerGeneral State Administration

The building itself was built in 1594. The institution of the provincial museum of Seville was created in September 1835.[1] Items were moved to the museum in the ensuing years.[2] The building it is housed in was originally home to the convent of the Order of the Merced Calzada de la Asunción, founded by St. Peter Nolasco during the reign of Ferdinand III. Extensive remodeling in the early 17th century was led by the architect Juan de Oviedo y de la Bandera.

Painters and sculptors of MuseumEdit

A - F

G - M

M - U

V-Z

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

Citations
  1. ^ Moya Valgañón 2011, pp. 26–27.
  2. ^ Moya Valgañón 2011, pp. 26–29.
Bibliography
  • Moya Valgañón, José Gabriel (2011). "Sobre los inicios del Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla" (PDF). Berceo. Logroño: Instituto de Estudios Riojanos (161): 11–29. ISSN 0210-8550.

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