THE CLASSICS OF THE COLLECTION - VALENCIA'S FINE ARTS MUSEUM


LECTURE OVERVIEW : Valencia's Fine Arts Collection - the most important in Spain.

- the architecture of the museum building, portal and dome
- the most important Renaissance courtyard of the 16th century, owned by ambassador Vich and preserved at the museum. 
- Valencian Gothic alters and polychromes - magnificent collection
- The most prestigious Valencian master artists such as Vicente López, Juan de Joanes, Jacomart, Joan de Joanes, Francisco and Juan Ribalta, Jerónimo Jacinto de Espinosa, José de Ribera and others.
- Grand Spanish masters from Sevilla and Madrid like Diego Velázquez, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo and Francisco de Goya.
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FAMOUS ANCIENT VALENCIANOS - Peter Paschal

Painting by Valencian Master * Jerónimo Jacinto de Espinosa 
Peter Paschal was born in Valencia on Spain’s east coast in the year 1227. Peter’s parents were devout Mozarabs (Iberian Christians) who lived under Muslim rule, paying a yearly tax known as a jizyah. The Mozarabs and the Muslim Arabs co-existed and even spoke a similar language known as Mozarabic.