Acquisition for the Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia

 

Juan de Juanes. Holy Family with Saint John infant (Detail). Circa 1550. Oil on panel. 75 x 64 cm

 

The Generalitat of Valencia (autonomous government of Valencia) will acquire the Lladró Collection for the Museum of Fine Arts of Valencia

The Lladró collection consists of a total of 72 works, 70 paintings and 2 sculptures. They will become part of the permanent collection of the Valencia Fine Arts Museum. The Generalitat de Valencia will acquire the 72 works for 3.7 million euros.

 

Altarpiece of the Virgin Mary by Maestro de Cubells

 

The collection ranges from the 14th to the 20th century. Among the oldest works is the Altarpiece of the Virgin Mary by the Master of Cubells, from the late 14th and early 15th centuries, from the 15th century is the Prayer in the Garden by Joan Reixach and around 1510-1520 the work Saint John the Baptist and Saint Sebastian with Calvary by the Master of Artés (which incidentally was sold in its day by galeria Bernat).

 

 

Saint John the Baptist and Saint Sebastian with Calvary by the Master of Artés

 

Other great artists in the collection are Alonso Berruguete, Vicente Macip, his son Juan de Juanes, Juan Ribalta, José de Ribera, Francisco de Zurbarán, Claudio Coello, Vicente López, Joaquín Sorolla,

 

Vicente Macip. Ecce Homo. First quarter of the 16th century. Oil on panel. 45 x 30 cm

 

Francisco de Zurbarán. Virgin in meditation. Circa 1635. Oil on canvas. 137 x 128 cm.

A major acquisition for the Valencia Fine Arts Museum, which will enrich and complete its collection.

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