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Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts

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  • Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

    Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

  • Antonio Acisclo Palomino. 'Flight to Egypt'. Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

    Antonio Acisclo Palomino. 'Flight to Egypt'. Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

  

Category

Fine Arts

Owner

State
Plaza del Potro, 1
14002 Córdoba
Cordoba, Andalusia

Telephone+34 957103659

E-mailmuseobellasartescordoba.ccd@juntadeandalucia.es

Websitehttp://www.museosdeandalucia.es/cultura/museos/MBACO/

The cultural atmosphere of Cordoba over the ages

It shows the evolution of painting and sculpture in Cordoba between the 14th and 20th centuries.

The most important group of exhibits at the Fine Art Museum in Cordoba is dedicated to Andalusian Baroque painters such as Zurbarán, Antonio del Castillo, Valdés Leal and Palomino. The cultural atmosphere of Cordoba over the centuries is very well represented by the works of Jiménez Aranda, Carlos de Haes, Romero Barros, Regoyos, Santiago Rusiñol, Sorolla, Zuloaga and Gonzalo Bilbao.

Essential works

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  • Baptism of Saint Francis of Assisi. Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

    Baptism of Saint Francis of Assisi

    One of the most important pictorial undertakings in Cordoba from 1600 was the production of paintings for the new cloister of the Franciscan convent of San Pedro el Real.

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  • Still life with oranges. Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

    Still life with oranges

    This is Romero Barros' best work in the still life genre

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  • Christ tied to the column with Saint Peter and the donors. Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

    Christ tied to the column with Saint Peter and the donors

    The painter of this work, Alejo Fernández, was one of the most important artists of the transitional period between the 15th and 16th centuries.

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  • Flight to Egypt. Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

    The Flight to Egypt

    This piece, typical of 18th century Córdoba Baroque, is important for its value and its author, who was court painter to Carlos II and a treatise writer.

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  • The Virgin with Saint Anthony and Saint Eligius. Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

    The Virgin with Saint Anthony and Saint Eligius

    This work, also known as the Virgin of the Silversmiths, was produced for the street altar of the silversmiths' guild in Cordoba.

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  • The last rites (The injured builder). Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

    The last rites (The injured builder)

    Works such as this are evidence of the way in which painting in the late 19th century took on new subjects of a social nature which were a testament to Spain's situation at the time.

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  • Ignacio Zuloaga.'Oterito'. Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © De las reproducciones autorizadas, VEGAP, 2011

    'Oterito'

    This drawing is by Ignacio Zuloaga, one of the Spanish artists who lived in the period between the 19th and 20th centuries and whose importance lies in his innovative contribution to the art of the time.

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  • 'Pequeña fiesta'. Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

    Small party

    This work by Adolfo Lozano Sidro is a satire of the decadent society of the early 20th century.

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  • Samson and Delilah. Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

    Samson and Delilah

    The museum's collection of drawings and engravings contains fascinating examples such as this work produced by José de Ribera, also known as El Españoleto, or the little Spaniard.

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  • Altarpiece of the Flagellation. Cordoba Museum of Fine Arts © Ministerio de Cultura

    Altarpiece of the Flagellation

    This altarpiece is an interesting example of the style of the pictorial school of Cordoba in the late 15th century.

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Collections

The museum's collection is part of the collective catalogue of the Digital Network of Spanish Museum Collections (CERES), conceived as a space for dissemination which enables visitors to browse the various museum collections using the identifying features of each item (author, type of object, iconography, etc.).


Come and visit

Timetables

Sep 01 to Jun 30

Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Public holidays and Sunday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Jul 01 to Aug 31

Tuesday to Sunday and Public holidays

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Rates

EU members: Free admission

General: €1,50

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