Museu de Belles Arts de València
Museu de Belles Arts de Valéncia
External view of the museum
|Established||24 July 1913|
|Location||9 San Pío V street – Valencia, (Spain)|
|Website||Museum of Fine Arts of Valencia|
The Museu de Belles Arts de València (Valencian pronunciation: [muˈzɛw ðe ˈbeʎez ˈaɾdz de vaˈlensia]; Spanish: Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia; English: "Museum of Fine Arts of Valencia") is an art gallery in Valencia, Spain, founded in 1913. It houses some 2,000 works, most dating from the 14th–17th centuries, including a Self portrait of Diego Velázquez, a St. John the Baptist by El Greco, Goya's Playing Children, Gonzalo Pérez's Altarpiece of Sts. Ursula, Martin and Antony and a Madonna with Writing Child and Bishop by the Italian Renaissance master Pinturicchio. It houses a large series of engravings by Giovan Battista Piranesi.
The museum is in the St. Pius V Palace, built in the 17th–18th centuries. It has also sections dedicated to sculpture, to contemporary art and to archaeological findings.
Adoration of the Shepherds. Pieter Coecke van Aelst.
Ramón María Narváez, primer duque de Valencia. Vicente López Portaña.
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