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Josep Aragay Municipal Museum

Breda

<p>The museum is located in the former parish church of Santa Maria (12th century)</p>

The museum is located in the former parish church of Santa Maria (12th century)

El Museu Municipal Josep Aragay de Breda es va fundar l’any 1974 i està emplaçat a l’antiga església de Santa Maria, del segle XII. Dedicat de forma monogràfica a l’artista noucentista Josep Aragay i Blanchar (Barcelona 1889 – Breda 1973), compta amb una important col·lecció de pintura, ceràmica, dibuix i aiguafort.

SPACES

<p>The Museum exhibits a collection of decorative pottery, dishes, vases, tiles and objects of all kinds that Aragay created with the highest artistic standards.</p>
Decorative pottery by Josep Aragay
Decorative pottery by Josep Aragay
<p>Josep Aragay, one of the most discussed painters of the period, remained faithful to Noucentisme until the end of his life.</p>
Pottery by Josep Aragay
Pottery by Josep Aragay
<p>In the apse of the Museum, a selection of the best etchings by the artist are on display.</p>
Etchings by Josep Aragay
Etchings by Josep Aragay
<p>The Museum displays some of the drawings Aragay published in major magazines and satirical weekly magazines sold in the country.</p>
Drawings by Josep Aragay
Drawings by Josep Aragay

OBJECTS

<p><em>El blat (Wheat)</em>, Josep Aragay, 1928. Ceramic vase.</p>
El blat (Wheat)
El blat (Wheat)
<p>Ceramic vase used to decorate the cornice of the Santa Anna fountain in Barcelona, Josep Aragay, 1918.</p>
Ceramic vase
Ceramic vase
<p><em>Finestra oberta (Open Window)</em> or <em>Interior d'una cambra (Inside a room),</em> Josep Aragay, 1922. Oil on canvas.</p>
Finestra oberta (Open Window)
Finestra oberta (Open Window)
<p><em>Vacances (Holidays),</em> Josep Aragay, 1923. Oil on canvas.</p>
Vacances (Holidays)
Vacances (Holidays)
<p><em>Setmana Santa? (Easter?),</em> Josep Aragay, 1937. Etching.</p>
Setmana Santa? (Easter?)
Setmana Santa? (Easter?)
<p><em>Festa Major (Festival),</em> Josep Aragay, 1937. Etching.</p>
Festa Major (Festival)
Festa Major (Festival)
<p><em>L'Explorador </em>(The Explorer), Josep Aragay, 1912. Charcoal drawing.</p>
L'Explorador (The Explorer)
L'Explorador (The Explorer)
<p>Original drawings by Josep Aragay for the magazine Borinot, 1923.</p>
Drawings for the magazine Bori...
Drawings for the magazine Borinot

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http://www.museuaragay.cat/
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museuaragay@breda.cat

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