Convent of San Pascual


Convent of San Pascual
Convent of San Pascual
Native name:
Spanish: Convento de San Pascual
Location: Aranjuez, Spain
Coordinates: 40°01′55″N 3°36′01″W / 40.031953°N 3.600153°W / 40.031953; -3.600153Coordinates: 40°01′55″N 3°36′01″W / 40.031953°N 3.600153°W / 40.031953; -3.600153
Spanish Property of Cultural Interest
Official name: Convento de San Pascual
Type: Non-movable
Criteria: Monument
Designated: 1999[1]
Reference #: RI-51-0010465
Convent of San Pascual is located in Spain
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Location of Convent of San Pascual in Spain
Convent of San Pascual

The Convent of San Pascual is a royal monastery in Aranjuez, Spain, founded by King Charles III of Spain as a Franciscan monastery and built from 1765 to 1770. Under the reign of Isabel II of Spain, it was assigned to the Conceptioninst nuns, and now is under the administration of the Patrimonio Nacional.

The architect was the Italian Francesco Sabatini. The main altar has a painting by Anton Raphael Mengs.

It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1999.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Database of protected buildings (movable and non-movable) of the Ministry of Culture of Spain

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