Sculpture is the discipline of creating works of art with volume in three dimensions. Sculpting involves techniques such as modelling clay, carving in stone or wood and casting materials.
In the room we can find sculptures made with different techniques and different authors:
Infant Jesus Saviour of the World
Is a work by Juan Martínez Montañés. It represents a 12-year-old adolescent. The clothes he wears are like those of princes. He wears a cross around his neck and holds a world globe in his hand.
The first jealousy is a work by Antonio Castillo Lastrucci.
There is a mother with two children. She feeds the baby while her other son looks. The baby is quiet as he eats, but his brother looks at his mother sadly.
Andalusian, a Sevillian woman
This is a sculpture of a woman from Seville. He aims to highlight the beauty of the Andalusian woman
Female busts is a work by Giovanni Pinotti Cipriani. There are three young women, who tilt their heads. They are smiling.
The Puppeteer and The Dancer are marble sculptures. Nobody knows who made them. They date from the end of the 19th century.
The Troubadour and The Lady are ivory sculptures. The ivory came from the elephants of the Portuguese colonies.
A colony is a territory that a nation has invaded