Museo Nacional de San Carlos

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Museo Nacional de San Carlos
MNSC, pátio oval.jpg
Oval patio of the museum
Location Colonia Tabacalera, Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City
Website www.mnsancarlos.com/

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 Palacio del Conde de 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.

The institution[edit]

The museum was founded in 1968 by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura to house the collection of European art.

Directors[edit]

The collection[edit]

Paintings[edit]

Sculptures[edit]

Other[edit]

  • Flemish tapestry Battle, from the 17th century

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Internationally Renowned Director to Lead The San Diego Museum of Art" (in Spanish). San Diego Museum of Art. 28 May 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Anuncia el INBA cambios en la dirección de museos y coordinaciones" (in Spanish). La Cronica de Hoy. 15 December 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Carmen Gaitán será la nueva directora del Museo Nacional de San Carlos". Milenio.com. 14 January 2011. Retrieved 18 May 2011. 

Coordinates: 19°26′18″N 99°09′07″W / 19.4382°N 99.1520°W / 19.4382; -99.1520