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The Hispanic Society of America

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Time Out Says

The Hispanic Society boasts the largest assemblage of Spanish art and manuscripts outside Spain. Goya’s masterful Duchess of Alba greets you as you enter, while several haunting El Greco portraits can be found on the second floor. The collection is dominated by religious artifacts, including 16th-century tombs from the monastery of San Francisco in Cuéllar, Spain. Also on display are decorative art objects and thousands of black-and-white photographs that document life in Spain and Latin America from the mid 19th century to the present. In May 2010, one of the highlights of the collection—Valencian painter Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida’s Vision of Spain, comprising 14 monumetal oils commissioned by the Society in 1911—returned to a renovated gallery after a three-year tour of Spain.

Details

Address:
Audubon Terrace, 613 W 155th St
New York
10032
Cross street:
at Broadway
Transport:
Subway: 1 to 157th St
Price:
Free
Opening hours:
Tue–Sat 10am–4:30pm; Sun 1–4pm
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