About the Museum
On display at the Museo Lázaro Galdiano is a large part of the private collection of José Lázaro Galdiano bequeathed to the Spanish State. The Lázaro Galdiano Foundation was established by the government in 1948. As well as managing the museum itself, the Foundation encompasses an important library, an archive and a study room, featuring prints, drawings and also the prestigious arts magazine, “Goya.” The art collection includes an excellent picture gallery, which showcases the essentials of Spanish art and within which the work of Francisco de Goya stands out. The museum also includes important European paintings which are complemented by sculptures and decorative arts, dating from the 6th century BC up to the first half of the 20th century.