A beautiful collection, exhibited superbly in several galleries - here is just a sample ...
Saint-Mammes. June Sunshine - Alfred Sisley - 1901
The Marne - Elisue Meifren - 1932
Nu de nen - Agusti Querol - 1900
Portrait of Sra. Amouroux - Ricard Canals - 1910
The Cathedral of the Poor - Jaoquim Mir - 1901
Note: At the turn of the century, Antoni Gaudi's Temple of the Holy Family ( La Sagrada Familia ) - popularly known as the Cathedral of the Poor, stood in the middle of a piece of waste ground. The figures in the foreground are people begging for alms. Nothing has changed in the past 100-plus years - there are still poor souls begging - not only here at the Basilica, but on the entry steps of every church in the city ...
El Gorg Blau - Jaoquim Mir - stained glass triptych - 1911
The Labyrinth - Jaoquim Mir - 1902
The Rock in the Pond - Jaoquim Mir - 1903
Dona i flors - Miguel Blay - 1904
La bassa nova - Jaoquim Mir - 1909
Thundery Sky - Jaoquim Mire - 1907
The Jewel - Jaoquim Mir - 1910
Terraced Village - Jaoquim Mir - 1909
You may have guessed by now that I took a real fancy to the paintings by Jaoquim Mir - stunning work - my photographs don't do them justice.
Double Sofa - Antoni Gaudi - 1905
The Grape Vines - Francesc Gimeno - 1902
A Village in L'Emporda - Francesc Gimeno - 1918
Study - Isidre Nonell - 1908
Mar latina - Nicolau Raurich - 1906
Joventut - Josep Clara - marble - 1928
Repos - Josep Clara - marble - 1929
Pomona - Enric Casanovas - marble - 1930
Flora - Enric Casanovas - marble - 1917
atrium dome ...
La galleria - Feliu Elias - 1928
Tematica expansiva - Leandre Cristofol - metal on wood - 1933
Noi dormint - Josep de Togores - 1923
Noies entrellacades - Angel Ferrant - 1950
Printania - Josep de Togores - 1923
Volums estatics - Leandre Cristofol - plaster - 1935
Matter-Metal - Antoni Tapies - 1950
Hieroglyphics - Antoni Tapies - 1950
Jardi classic - Francesc Labarta - stained glass - 1911
Petita camperola - Juli Gonzales - silver - 1933
Nue assegut de perfil - Juli Gonzales - steel - 1929
Woman in Hat and Fur Collar - Pablo Picasso - 1937
Noia rentant-se - Juli Gonzales - 1926
So I finished my visits to this grand museum. There are two other galleries - Drawings, Prints & Posters and Numismatics ( coins etc ) - the former was closed for some reason and the latter didn't really interest me ...
I hope you have enjoyed visiting this museum as much as I did ... please come with me on the next blog adventure when we'll pay a visit to senor Gaudi ...