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  The Picasso Museum - Eugenio Arias Collection, exhibits an unusual collection of works given by the artist Pablo Ruiz Picasso to his barber, Eugenio Arias, during a long period of friendship that lasted 26 years.

Eugenio Arias was born in Buitrago del Lozoya in 1909. At the end of Spanish Civil War, he went into exile to France and settled his barber's shop in Vallauris in 1946, where he met Picasso, who at that time was living in Vallauris in his villa "La Galoise".

Eugenio Arias transerred his collection to the extinguished Diputación de Madrid in 1982. Set up in Buitrago del Lozoya Town Hall, it was the first Museum created and opened by the Regional Government of Madrid on March 15 th, 1985.
 
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Tuesday to Friday, 11 am to 1.45 pm and 4 pm to 6 pm
Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 7 pm
Sundays and holidays, 10 am to 2 pm


Closed on Monday and Wednesday afternoons, 24, 25 and 31 December, 1 and 6 January and Easter Sunday.
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  Pza. de Picasso, 1
28730 Buitrago del Lozoya - Madrid
Tel.:++ 34. 91 868 00 56
   
    The collection
 
    The Museo Picasso - Colección Eugenio Arias de Buitrago del Lozoya currently boasts 71 works of a widely varied nature: drawings, graphic work, pottery, a pyrograph and an etched plate of iron dross, as well as exhibition posters and books with personal dedications.

The collection is rounded out by eight numbered pottery pieces from the collection of the former Provincial Government of Madrid, which came to the museum in the late 1980s, and by other elements not created by Picasso but contributed subsequently by Arias, such as photographs by André Villers and a sculpted bust of Picasso by F. Aguilar. The Regional Government of Madrid also continues to acquire works of interest for the museum.
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8 The Barber´s Box
  Pyrographed Wood
 
48 Plato de toritos fritos
  Ink and wash drawing
 
3 Barber's bowl
  Ceramic
  barber's box   toritos   barber's bowl
    8   48   3
37 La Española / Portrait of Arias' Mother
  Lithography
 
34 Prisoner with dove of peace
  Lithography
 
35 Bullfighting scene
  Ink
  la española   prisoner with dove of peace   bullfighting scene
    37   34   35
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Subdirección General de Museos
Dirección General de Archivos, Museos y Bibliotecas
Vicepresidencia, Consejería de Cultura y Deporte y Portavocía del Gobierno
Comunidad de Madrid

C/ Alcalá 31
28014 Madrid

Phone nr.: ++ 34. 91 868 00 56
Fax: ++ 34. 91 868 06 30
museopicasso@buitrago.org

   
       
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