Goya Museum

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The Goya Museum building.
Interior view of one of the galleries.

The Goya Museum (in French: Musée Goya) is an art museum located in the Castres, France.[1] It is named after the Spanish painter Francisco Goya and has the largest collection of Spanish paintings in France, with works by Goya, Zurbarán, Velázquez, Murillo, Ribera....[citation needed] The museum was originally established in 1840 and has 28,000 visitors annually.

The museum is located in the old Bishop's Palace, which was built in 1675 and is based on the design of Jules Hardouin Mansart, who was an architect of the Palace of Versailles.[1] The gardens were designed by André Le Nôtre, who also worked at Versailles. In 1947, it became the only museum of Spanish paintings from the 14th/15th century onwards in France.

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Coordinates: 43°36′13″N 2°14′30″E / 43.6036°N 2.2417°E / 43.6036; 2.2417