Museu de Belles Arts de València

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Museum of Fine Arts of Valencia
Museu de Belles Arts de Valéncia
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External view of the museum
Established24 July 1913
Location9 San Pío V street – Valencia, (Spain)
CoordinatesCoordinates: 39°28′44″N 0°22′16″W / 39.479°N 0.371°W / 39.479; -0.371
TypeArt museum
CuratorGeneralitat Valenciana
WebsiteMuseum 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.

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