Museo de Zaragoza

Museo de Zaragoza

The Museo de Zaragoza is installed in a building constructed in 1908 on the occasion of the Hispano-French Exhibition which was held that year.

It was designed by Ricardo Magdalena and Julio Bravo. The interior patio is clearly inspired in the Renaissance and the façade has the typical facing brick.

The Real Academia de Nobles y Bellas Artes de San Luis (Royal Academy of Nobles and Fine Arts) is located in the Museo de Zaragoza.

In the rooms dedicated to Francisco de Goya, it is possible to see the following sections: Background and Beginnings, training of Goya in the Academy, Goya and Italy, Goya in Zaragoza, Prints of copies of works by Velázquez and Series of Goya Prints.

This Museo has an important collection of works of the Aragonese painter, Portrait of King Carlos IV, portrait of Queen María Luisa de Parma, Portrait of Prince Luis María de Borbón y Vallabriga, Portrait of Fernando VII, The Dream of Saint Joseph, The Death of Saint Francis Xavier, the Virgen del Pilar, Portrait of the Duke of San Carlos, The consecration of Saint Luis Gonzaga, looking at Italy for the first time from the Alps (sketch), Saint Luis Gonzaga meditating in his studio, Woman with a Mantilla (attributed), Portrait of Javier Goya, Portrait of Gumersinda Goicoechea, Saint Cayetano, Angel (drawing), Saint Vicente Ferrer, Venus and Adonis, Juan Martín de Goicoechea y Galarza, Spare the rod and spoil the child, together with a group of engravings.

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