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Museo de Bellas Artes (Museum of Fine Arts)

  • Av. Millán 4015 Map It
  • Prado

Published 12/16/2015

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Known locally as the Blanes Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts is housed in an elegant colonial mansion that once belonged to Uruguay's foremost 19th-century painter, Juan Manuel Blanes. He was entirely self-taught, and did not begin painting until he was in his fifties. His realistic portrayals of gauchos and the Uruguayan countryside compose the core of the museum's collection.

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Av. Millán 4015, Montevideo, Montevideo, 11700, Uruguay

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  • Free
  • Tues.–Sun. 12:15–5:45

Published 12/16/2015


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