Museo de Bellas Artes, Sevilla

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  • Museum of Fine Arts,Delightful Spanish Art

    by margatemensch Written Nov 28, 2013

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    A few days ago,I had the privilege of spending a delightful day at this art museum.It loved its outstanding collection of Spanish devotional paintings including fine works by Bartolome Bermejo,El Greco,Luis de Vargas,Francisco Zurbaran("Saint Hugo in the Refrectory"),Bartolome Murillo("Saints Justa and Rufino"),Jose Ribera("Saint James Major"),Alonso Cano,and Juan Valdes Leal.There were also especially fine devotional paintings by Frans Francken I,Martin de Vos,and Marcellus Coffermans.There were fine secular paintings,especially by Jose Villegas Cordero("Death of Maestro"),Jose Garcia Ramos("Malvaloca"),Gonzalo Bilbao,Nicolas Jiminez Alperiz("View of Seville"),and Ignacio Zuloaga.I also relished the temporary Julio Romero de Torres exhibit featuring some of his outstanding paintings like;"Lovesick"and "Trini's Grand-daughter.This museum has a nice atmosphere and the lighting in this art museum is excellent.

    Address: Plaza Del Museo

    Directions: Close to Plaza de Armas

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    Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes de Sevilla

    by deeper_blue Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The museum is full of very eyecatching renaissance paintings. One of the earlier display rooms resembles a gothic church with huge pictures. Unfortunately I couldn't take a good picture in this light. There is one picture in particular which I spent a good ten minutes admiring; depicting Heaven and Hell.

    Address: Plaza del Museo 9. 41001 Sevilla

    Phone: 0954220790

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    2nd to Prado Museo de Bellas Artes

    by painterdave Written Dec 15, 2010

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    This exceptional art museum is said to be 2nd to the Prado in Madrid. I found it to be quite enjoyable and there are paintings by Murillo, Leal, and even one by Goya.
    17 C. painters and more.
    Free to European Citizens.
    No cafeteria
    Clean restrooms
    Stairs
    chairs in rooms for sitting and viewing

    Take the bus or taxi and then walk back to cathedral area.
    Also called Museum of Fine Art

    Address: Plaza del Museo, 9, 41001

    Directions: In western section of center, just off Alfonso XII in large white building. #47 on Sevilla Tourist Map.

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    by Roadquill Written Aug 31, 2008

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    The Museo de Bellas Artes has an excellent selection of works by Murillo (whose statue is in front of the building), Leal and Zubaran. Housed in the former Convent of Calced Mercedarians, the museum is focused on the Seville Painting School from around the 17th century. From Medieval Spanish Art, through Rnaissance art including El Greco and Cranach, rooms of alterpieces and then rooms dedicted to Murillo, Leal and Zuburan. Very low key and easy to enjoy. Closed on Monday.

    Address: Plaza del Musio,9

    Directions: Follow the river South from the Plaza del Toros and before the head in a few blocks.

    Phone: 954 78 65 00

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    Museu de Bellas Artes de Sevilla

    by leplaya Written Jan 28, 2007

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    This is a fairly large art museum with a large variety of styles. It contains Goya, Picasso, Velasquez and an El Greco, among others. 1.50 euro for enterance (free for EU citizens), although they let us in for free also. Open until 8:30 pm Tues to Sat, to 2:30 pm on Sunday and closed on Monday.

    Address: calle Reyes Catolicos

    Directions: A few blocks away from the river from teh Plaza de Armas Bus Station.

    Website: http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/cultura/museos/MBASE/

    The outside is cool too.
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    Museo de Bellas Artes

    by acemj Updated Dec 21, 2002

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    I decided to check out Sevilla's Museum of Fine Arts because I had heard that is was the second best art museum in Spain behind only Madrid's Prado. I had also read that there was an admission fee for non-European Union residents, but I was ushered right in without paying (no complaints from me). The building is a beautiful former convent and the collection fills its walls with artwork by notable Spanish greats such as Murillo, Velasquez and El Greco.

    Address: Plaza del Museo

    Phone: 95 422 07 90

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    Museo de Bellas Artes

    by Skibbe Written Aug 9, 2004

    An old convent that houses a great collection of Spanish artists, including El Greco and Murillo. Has a nice relaxing courtyard as well.

    Address: Plaza del Museo 9

    Directions: Off Calle de Alfonso XII

    Phone: 95-422-52-98

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    El Museo de Bellas Artes

    by GeoDenia Written Feb 25, 2003

    Housed in the beautiful former Convento de la Merced, does full justice to Seville's artistic 16th and 17th century golden age.

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