This neo-colonial house was the home and workshop of the great Argentine sculptor Rogelio Yrurtia and his wife, the painter Lía Correa Morales. The couple donated the house and their collection of art to the city government in 1942.
Yrurtia was the creator of several major monuments in Buenos Aires, including Canto al Trabajo (Ode to Work) at Av.Paseo Colón 800; the monument to Manuel Dorrego at Suipacha and Tucumán, the mausoleum of former president Bernardino Rivadavia in Plaza Miserere and La Justicia (Justice) in the central hall of the Palacio de Justicia.
The museum's collection includes sketches, bronze and plaster sculptures, paintings and furniture.
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