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Malaga Museum

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  • Earthenware jar with lions. Malaga Museum. Malaga © Ministerio de Cultura

    Earthenware jar with lions. Malaga Museum. Malaga © Ministerio de Cultura

  • Pablo Ruiz Picasso. “The Sleeping Man”, 1942. Malaga Museum. © De las reproducciones autorizadas, VEGAP, 2011

    Pablo Ruiz Picasso. “The Sleeping Man”, 1942. Malaga Museum. © De las reproducciones autorizadas, VEGAP, 2011

  

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Plaza de la Aduana, 1
26015 Málaga
Malaga, Andalusia

Telephone+34 951294051

Fax+34 952218382

E-mailmuseomalaga.ccul@juntadeandalucia.es

Websitehttp://www.juntadeandalucia.es/cultura/museos/MMA/

Sorolla, Salas, Picasso and more

The museum collection includes painting, sculpture, furniture and a selection of 15th-18th century silverwork.

The museum also has a collection of local paintings from the 19th century, which includes pieces by artists such as Muñoz Degrain and Enrique Jaraba, along with paintings by Sorolla, Salas and others. Furthermore, you can see two of Picasso's first works: Study of old people and The old man with the blanket.

Essential works

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  • Dish with ship. Museum of Fine Arts. Malaga © Ministerio de Cultura

    Ataifor with ship

    Bowl with a marine decoration. These images were very rare in Hispanic-Moorish art.

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  • Fawn. Provincial Museum of Fine Arts. Malaga © Ministerio de Cultura

    Fawn

    This painting shows the evolution of the artist, Franz Marc, in 1912 and 1913.

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  • Female statue. Museum of Fine Arts. Malaga © Ministerio de Cultura

    Female statue

    A sculpture with well-executed clothing. It is probably a goddess, but it has not been identified because the head and the right hand are missing.

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  • Jug decorated with partial dry-cord technique. Provincial Museum of Fine Arts. Malaga © Ministerio de Cultura

    Jug decorated with partial "cuerda seca"

    A jug belonging to a set of luxury pottery items decorated with the "cuerda seca" technique (ceramic imitation with glaze on metal).

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  • 'La vuelta de la pesca'. Provincial Museum of Fine Arts. Malaga © Ministerio de Cultura

    Coming back from fishing

    A painting that intends to be an objective and aseptic account of fishing as an everyday activity.

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  • Seascape (High seas). Provincial Museum of Fine Arts. Malaga © Ministerio de Cultura

    Seascape (High Sea)

    A simple composition of a seascape in Malaga, which offers an evocative and pleasant interpretation of the calm sea.

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  • «Mesa del pintor». Provincial Museum of Fine Arts. Malaga © Ministerio de Cultura

    Painter's table

    A prototypical work of the last artistic language used by Joaquín Peinado. A different language from the previous ones, but still related to some of them.

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  • Earthenware jar with lions. Provincial Museum of Fine Arts. Malaga © Ministerio de Cultura

    Small earthenware jar with lions

    Jug in which the technique used to decorate stands out. It is the "cuerda seca" (dry cord) technique, which involves ceramic imitation with glaze on metal.

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  • Cheese maker from Cueva de la Pileta. Museum of Fine Arts. Malaga © Ministerio de Cultura

    Cheese mould from Cueva de la Pileta

    A handmade pottery object used for cooking. This type of element shows that society was starting to become sedentary.

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  • 'Y tenía corazón' (Anatomy of the heart). Museum of Fine Arts. Malaga © Ministerio de Cultura

    …And she had a heart! (Anatomy of the heart)

    It is one of the most interesting paintings by Enrique Simonet Lombardo and one of the most appreciated in the Malaga Museum's collection.

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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.).


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