The Picasso Museum, inaugurated in 2003, currently exhibits more than 300 of Picasso's works, together giving a thorough notion of his complete artistic career, as well as the different tech-niques and styles he used. The Picasso Museum is housed in the Palacio de Buenavista, a beautiful building of Andalucian Renaissance architecture, and was brought about with the coop-eration of and donations from Christine and Bernard Ruiz Picasso, the daughter-in-law and the grandson of the artist.
The museum's permanent collection consists of more than 200 oil-paintings, engravings, drawings and ceramics ranging from the 19th century up to 1972. The most important works are Olga Kokhlova con mantilla and Retrato de Paulo con goro blanco.
Calle San Agustín 8
Tel. 952 602 731
Open Tuesdays to Sundays, except the 25th of December and the 1st of January, from 10.00 to 20.00 o'clock. Admission 6 euros.
On the map of the surroundings of the Picasso Museum above are indicated: 1) Picasso's birth-place, 2) Plaza de la Merced, 3) church of Santiago, 4) Picasso Museum, 5) church of Sagrario, 6) cathedral, 7) jewish quarter/garden of Ibn Gabirol, 8) Customs Palace, 9) Alcazaba and Castillo Gibralfaro, 10) roman theater.