Julio Romero de Torres Museum

Córdoba, Spain

The Julio Romero de Torres Museum is notable for containing the largest collection of the famous Cordoban painter Julio Romero de Torres. It is located in the building of the old Hospital of la Caridad, which also houses the Museum of Fine Arts of Córdoba.

After the death of Julio Romero de Torres on May 10, 1930, Francisca Pellicer, widow of the painter, and their children, Rafael, Amalia and María, decided to create a museum dedicated to the memory of the artist, bequeathing it to the city of Córdoba. So, in 1931, the museum was created and inaugurated by the president of the republic, Niceto Alcalá Zamora. In 1934, the adjoining house was purchased, and the current museum was inaugurated on May 24, 1936. The last remodeling dates back to 1992, for the installation of lighting and security systems, as well as for the renovation of part of the structures of the museum.



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Founded: 1931
Category: Museums in Spain

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Alanna King (11 months ago)
Lovely collection of Cordoba artists covering 15th century to 21st century
Bongin Huang (14 months ago)
Scam alert! The museum had a campaign on Rembrandt and Van Dyck outside so I went inside to check out since I adore Dutch Golden Age paintings. But there was nothing related to the two painters. And the museum staffs were chatting so loudly that they were even shushed by visitors. One star to great paintings of Julio Romero de Torres though.
Georges Younes (17 months ago)
It's a rare museum experience when all elements fall into place so perfectly. El Museo de Bellas Artes of Cordoba (Fine Arts Museum) brings together location, beautiful surroundings, great exhibition space, history and a fine collection. Don't just visit for what is exhibited. Make sure to also focus on how and where it's exhibited. The museum is free for EU citizens and costs a Euro and a half for others. Yes, it's a small space, but it's well worth the visit.
Angel Medina (21 months ago)
Nice quiet small place with beautiful courtyard. The only downside is it is quite small, two floors, and four rooms in total with an exhibition room.
Jerry Zhang (21 months ago)
very nice museum! not huge but dense there is also the julio romero de torres museum across
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