Art and culture 

Pérez Comendador-Leroux Museum (Hervás)

The rooms in this 18th century palace are home to the paintings and sculptures of the artistic couple, Enrique Pérez Comendador and Magdalena Leroux

Location and Contact:

Calle Asensio Neila, 5
10700 Hervás , Cáceres (Extremadura)

How to get to

Opening times

WINTER (October to June)

Closed on Mondays.

Tuesdays: 4-8pm.

Wednesday-Friday: 11am-2pm and 4-8pm.

Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, 10.30am-2pm.

 

SUMMER (July to September)

Closed on Mondays.

Tuesdays: 5-8pm.

Wednesday-Friday: 11am-2pm and 5-8pm.

Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays: 10.30am-2pm.


Fee

Free admission.

  • The rooms in this 18th century palace are home to the paintings and sculptures of the artistic couple, Enrique Pérez Comendador and Magdalena Leroux

    When you come to Hervás a visit to the Jewish Quarter is a must. Not just because it has been officially declared a Historic Site, but also because one of the buildings, the house of the Dávila family, is home to the sculptures of Enrique Pérez Comendador and the paintings of his French wife, Magdalena Leroux.

    As a follower of Joaquín Bilbao, he incorporated the tradition of Sevillian imagery in his works. He is famous for his portraits, such as the one of Andrés Segovia, his nudes, such as Samson and Delilah, and his monumental works. In her paintings his wife captured the cities to which they travelled together as well as a number of towns in Extremadura: Paris, Seville, Cairo, Cáceres, Badajoz, Hervás, etc. In total, more than 600 works by this artistic couple.

    In addition to the collections of sculptures and paintings by the couple, you'll also find contributions by artist friends of theirs such as Zuloaga and Eugenio Hermoso.

    Furthermore, if you enjoy discovering new talent you will be interested to know that the Pérez Comendador-Leroux Museum offers young artists from Extremadura the possibility to show their works in the temporary exhibition room.

     

  • Origin:
  • 20th century
  • Construction:
  • Manor or noble house
  • Art period:
  • 20th century
  • Period in history:
  • 20th century
  • Services:

    • Conference Room
    • Guided Tours

    Theme:

    • Art and culture

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