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Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta, Buenos Aires

Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta
Juramento 2291, Buenos Aires, Argentina C1428Map
+54 11 4784 4040/+54 11 4783 2640
Neighborhood: Belgrano
Overview

Located in an area that was once home to summer vacationers, this museum has a style unique to Buenos Aires. Here, one cannot escape the roar of the Moorish fountains. Mercedes Castellanos de Anchorena acquired it in 1892. Later she donated the museum to her daughter, Josefina, upon her marriage to Enrique Larreta (1873-1961). The museum became Larreta's permanent residence, where he would work and live until his death in July, 1961. After this date, the city purchased the property and founded the Museum of Spanish Art. The building's neocolonialist architecture is truly representative of Argentina's national identity. Its exterior is a classic Baroque style, with the simplicity of its walls contrasting with its intricate facades.    

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Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 01:00 PM to 07:00 PM, Saturday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Belgrano Station C
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