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Meadows Museum

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Meadows Museum

As a division of the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University (SMU), the Meadows Museum houses one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Spanish art outside of Spain, with works dating from the 10th to the 21st centuries. The primary collection contains works by renowned painters including El Greco, Velázquez, Ribera, Murillo, Goya, Miró, Sorolla, Dalí and Picasso. Additional highlights include Renaissance-era altarpieces, monumental Baroque canvases, rococo oil sketches, polychrome wood sculptures, Impressionist landscapes, modernist abstractions, a comprehensive collection of the graphic works of Goya, and select sculptures by major twentieth-century masters, including Rodin, Maillol, Giacometti, Moore, Smith, and Oldenburg.

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Spanish collection

The following 12 Spanish artworks are a selection from the collection of the Meadows Museum:

Saint Sebastian

by Fernando Yáñez de la Almedina, circa 1506

Medium
Oil on panel
Dimensions
69 3/8 x 32 7/8 in (176.2 x 83.5 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Algur H. Meadows Collection, MM.76.02. Photography by Kevin Todora.

16th century

The Investiture of Saint Ildefonsus

by Juan de Borgoña, circa 1508–1514

Medium
Tempera and oil on wood
Dimensions
98 1/4 x 81 3/4 in (249.6 x 207.6 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Algur H. Meadows Collection, MM.69.03. Photography by Michael Bodycomb.

16th century

Portrait of Alessandro Farnese

by Anthonis Mor, 1561

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
71 3/8 x 38 7/8 in (181.3 x 98.7 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Algur H. Meadows Collection, MM.71.04. Photography by Michael Bodycomb.

16th century

Saint Francis Kneeling in Meditation

by El Greco, circa 1605–1610

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
29 7/8 x 25 in (75.9 x 63.5 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Museum purchase, Meadows Museum Acquisition. Fund with private donations and University funds, MM.99.01. Photography by Kevin Todora.

17th century

Portrait of a Knight of Santiago

by Jusepe de Ribera, circa 1635

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
57 1/2 x 42 in (146.1 x 106.7 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Algur H. Meadows Collection, MM.77.02. Photography by Michael Bodycomb.

17th century

Female Figure (Sibyl with Tabula Rasa)

by Diego Velázquez, 1648

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
25 1/2 x 23 in (64.8 x 58.4 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Algur H. Meadows Collection, MM.74.01. Photography by Michael Bodycomb.

17th century

Jacob Laying Peeled Rods before the Flocks of Laban

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, circa 1665

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
87 3/4 x 142 in (222.9 x 360.7 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Algur H. Meadows Collection, MM.67.27. Photography by Kevin Todora.

17th century

Saint Paul the Hermit

by Juan Alonso Villabrille y Ron, circa 1715

Medium
Polychromed terracotta
Dimensions
24 x 30 x 18 1/2 in (61 x 76.2 x 47 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Museum purchase thanks to a gift from Jo Ann Geurin Thetford in Honor of Dr. Luis Martín, MM.2013.01. Photography by Dimitris Skliris.

18th century

Yard with Madmen

by Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, 1794

Medium
Oil on tin-plated iron
Dimensions
16 7/8 x 12 3/8 in (42.9 x 31.4 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Algur H. Meadows Collection, MM.67.01. Photography by Michael Bodycomb.

18th century

Beach at Portici

by Mariano Fortuny, 1874

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
27 x 51 1/4 in (68.6 x 130.2 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. MM.2017.03. Museum purchase with private donations. Photography by Robert LaPrelle.

19th century

The Blind Man of Toledo

by Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida, 1906

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
24 1/2 x 36 1/2 in (62.2 x 92.7 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Museum purchase, The Meadows Foundation Fund with private donations, MM.03.01. Photography by Kevin Todora.

20th century

Seated Woman (Femme assise)

by María Blanchard, circa 1917

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
43 3/4 x 30 1/4 in (111.1 x 76.8 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Museum purchase with funds from The Meadows Foundation, MM.08.02. Photography by Michael Bodycomb.

20th century