Colección de Arte Universal
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Arte Universal)
Exhibits international art from 500 BC to the present day on three separate floors. Highlights include an extensive Spanish collection...
La Manzana de Gómez
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Statue of Francisco de Albear
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Colección de Arte Universal information
Arranged inside the fabulously eclectic Centro Asturianas (a work of art in its own right), the Colección de Arte Universal exhibits international art from 500 BC to the present day on three separate floors. Highlights include an extensive Spanish collection (with a canvas by El Greco), some 2000-year-old Roman mosaics, Greek pots from the 5th century BC and a suitably refined Gainsborough canvas (in the British room).