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Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum was founded in 1893 as the Denver Artists’ Club. With an encyclopedic collection of more than 70,000 diverse works from across the centuries and world, it is one of the largest art museums between the West Coast and Chicago, with global art collections that represent cultures around the world as well as work by artists from Denver and the Rocky Mountain region. Internationally known for its Indigenous Arts of North America collection, the museum also has one of the finest collections of Latin American Art and Art of the Ancient Americas.

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Spanish collection

The following 20 Spanish artworks are a selection from the collection of the Denver Art Museum:

The Instruction of Christ: Virgin and Child

by Anonymous / Unknown, circa 1400–1500

Medium
Wood
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Gift of the Charles Bayly Jr. Collection

15th century

St. Michael with Dragon

by Anonymous / Unknown, circa 1400–1500

Medium
Oil paint on panel
Dimensions
Image: 59 1/4 x 24 in.; frame: 60 5/8 x 25 1/8 x 2 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Gift of Dr. Rene Spitz

15th century

The Annunciation

by Master of Retascón, circa 1410–1452

Medium
Tempera paint on panel
Dimensions
Image: 41 x 24 in.; frame: 50 x 29.5 x 4 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

15th century

The Crucifixion

by Jaime Cirera, circa 1435

Medium
Oil paint and tempera paint on panel
Dimensions
Image: 34 x 30 in.; frame: 48.5 x 36.25 in
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

15th century

The Adoration of the Magi

by Master of the Catholic Kings, circa 1495–1497

Medium
Oil paint on panel
Dimensions
Image: 59 3/4 x 35 3/4 in.; sight: 59 3/4 x 36 in.; frame: 77 7/8 x 44 1/2 x 4 in.; frame: 76 x 41 x 4.5 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

15th century

The Trinity with Saints

by Anonymous / Unknown, circa 1560–1600

Medium
Gouache on vellum, heightened with gold and gum arabic
Dimensions
Frame: 18 x 15 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Funds from Mrs. Miriam McGrath and Departmental Acquisitions Fund
Notes

Late 16th century

16th century

Anna of Austria

by Alonso Sánchez Coello, circa 1578

Medium
Oil paint on panel
Dimensions
Image: 21.25 x 17.75 in.; framed: 26 1/4 x 22 3/4 in
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Funds from Helen Dill bequest
Notes

Attributed to Alonso Sánchez Coello

16th century

Crucifix

by Anonymous / Unknown, circa 1600–1700

Medium
Polychrome on carved wood
Dimensions
17.75 x 12.75 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Charles Bayly, Jr., Collection at the Denver Art Museum

17th century

Martyr

by Francisco de Zurbarán, circa 1636

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Sight: 24 x 15 in.; frame: 31 1/2 x 23 1/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Notes

By Francisco de Zurbarán and workshop

17th century

Portrait of Don Diego Félix de Esquivel y Aldama

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, circa 1655–1660

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Image: 80 1/2 x 42 in.; frame: 93 x 54 3/8 x 2.5 in:
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

17th century

Virgin Mary Spinning

by Anonymous / Unknown, circa 1700

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Gift of Engracia Freyer Dougherty for the Frank Barrows Freyer Collection at the Denver Art Museum

18th century

Man with a Pipe (L'Homme a la pipe)

by Pablo Picasso, circa 1903

Medium
Pen and dark brown ink on cream laid paper
Dimensions
Image: 10.25 x 7.5 in.; frame: 15.75 x 12.875 x 1 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: The Esmond Bradley Martin Collection

20th century

Paysage, Horta de Ebro

by Pablo Picasso, 1909

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Image: 20 3/4 x 25 in.; frame: 29 3/4 x 34 x 2 5/8 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: The Charles Francis Hendrie Memorial Collection

20th century

Nature Morte

by Pablo Picasso, 1914

Medium
Oil paint and graphite on canvas
Dimensions
12 x 15 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Gift of Marion G. Hendrie

20th century

Verre sur une table (Glass on Table)

by Juan Gris, 1916

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Image: 16 x 12.625 in.; frame: 25 1/2 x 22 x 2 3/4 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Charles Francis Hendrie Memorial Collection

20th century

Nature morte à la bouteille de Bordeaux (Still life with a bottle of Bordeaux)

by Juan Gris, 1919

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Image: 32 x 25 1/2 in.; frame: 40 x 33 1/2 x 4 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Gift of Charles Francis Hendrie Memorial

20th century

La Source

by Pablo Picasso, 1921

Medium
Drypoint
Dimensions
Image: 8 x 10 in.; frame: 14.75 x 16.75 x 0.5 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Gift of Helen Grant

20th century

Tête d'homme et objets

by Joan Miró, 1935

Medium
Gouache on paper
Dimensions
Image: 14.5 x 12 in.; frame: 28 15/16 x 22 15/16 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Gift of Charles Francis Hendrie Memorial

20th century

Still Life

by Pablo Picasso, 1937

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Sight: 28 in x 35 1/4 in.; frame: 41 x 48 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Anonymous gift

20th century

Tête et Oiseau

by Joan Miró, 1967

Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
17 x 9 in. approx.
Credits
Denver Art Museum: Gift of Sylvia and Joseph Slifka in honor of Frederick R. and Jan Perry Mayer

20th century