Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes

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The Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes is a Fine Art Museum located in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The building was built in 1929 by the architect Eladio Laredo & contains fourteen exhibition rooms,...
The Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes is a Fine Art Museum located in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The building was built in 1929 by the architect Eladio Laredo & contains fourteen exhibition rooms, which is home to pieces of work dating from the 16th to the 20th century. The first objects to be kept and preserved here were the flags won in 1797 in the battle against Nelson. Some of the most notable works that can be found in this museum are the "Triptych of Nava y Grimón" by the Flemmish painter Pieter Coecke; "San Andrés" by José de Rivera; "Orfeo" by Bueghel; a portrait of Queen Isabel II by Federico de Madrazo and works by Fernando Viscaí, Joaquín Sorolla, among many others. There are many guided tours of the Museum that take place here; there are also book presentations, lectures and musical recitals.

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