Got in free as it was a fiesta and pensioners go free which was a bonus. Great picturs by an artist born in Cordoba. Big pictures, lots of women.
The Museo de Julio Romero de Torres has probably the largest collection of Julio Romero de Torres paintings in Spain. Julio Romero de Torres was one of the best modern Spanish painters, known for his sensual portraits of women. His father was the famous Impressionist painter Rafael Romero Barros. Julio learned art from his father, who founded and directed the... More
The building is small and beautiful - just as the number of paintings were few but gorgeous!. The theme was flamenco and the faces/expressions were extremely well captured! Definitely worth seeing!
We were most pleased to have visited this museum, knowing nothing about the artist. His bold colours and strong figures did not take away from the gentleness and tenderness of his subjects and themes.
Romero de Torres specialised in sombre looking women wearing as few clothes as possible. After a time these become a trifle boring. The building itself promises considerable architectural promise from the outside, but this is not fulfilled within. A bit like the paintings..
A great intimate collection of the art of this famous Spanish artist. The museum/art gallery is located in the artist's birthplace. Pretty building, lively courtyard and the Museum of fine art right opp. Both free to EU citizens.
There are many things to see in Cordoba but even if you do not know who Romero de Torres was you should not miss his Museum. This symbolist, romantic, erotic painter will be a discovery you will not forget. His gypsies will haunt your dreams for long.
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