The surprise of Zurbarán

The surprise of Zurbarán
The surprise of ZurbaránWith our title, the surprise of Zurbarán, we refer to the extraordinary paintings that can be found in this new museum. The hotels in Seville center, invite visitors and guests to be able to live this experience, as the collection of paintings make a precious treasure for our city. Rates and promotions throughout the year offer the opportunity to stay in one of the magic hotels near the historical center. In the convent of the Holy Pit a hidden museum that holds thirteen archangels attributed to painter born in Extremadura, among other works of art. There are paintings and sculptures of our patron St. Nicholas of Bari in every corner. The church has beautiful corners, with a Christ of Pedro Roldán, a beautiful Baroque altar with a golden center and the rest in wood and a Christ in a small urn.

Zurbarán's surprise at the Museum

The museum is located in the upper part of the monastery, on entering is an anonymous sixteenth-century painting entitled Plague in Seville. Which is visited, several artists come to study it from the Prado Museum in Madrid. Then a corridor opens and that is where are the ten archangels of Zurbarán. The museum has six galleries that expose works of art such as a Child Jesus of Ruiz Gijón, a Virgin of Francisco Meneses a Saint Michael of Juan Espinal, one Divine Shepherd by Cristóbal Ramos, other valuable paintings as Virgin of Shelter and a collection of chalices. The museum is registered as such in the Andalusian Government and now has public visits to make the visit, it is necessary to do it by appointment.
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