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To Ischilín and Museum Fader






Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Rosario (MHN)












Museo Casa de Fernando Fader








Walk to visit a tiny town and Museum House Fernando Fader, grateful Argentinean painter.

They are 96 km from Jesus María and 28 km from Deán Funes, with 18 km on the way consolidated in not well state. Walk for one day, to take snack. Load fuel before leaving.


From Jesus María (km 0) it continues for RN9 to the north. In km 20 take deviation to the left for RP60 to Deán Funes, to which you arrives in km 72. In front of the access to the cemetery of Deán Funes , km 0, a consolidated road, not well signalled, that goes by the Federal Shot comes out. Being guided by the one spread electric, in km 9 turn to the left and it will begin to ascend smoothly. In km 14 pass the sembradíos of the Establishment San Carlos and 500 m ahead crossing the ford. The road is narrowed by the abundant vegetation, reject the accesses to private properties and the exit to Villa Colimbá. In km 2 enter New Ischilín.


New Ischilín


It is the population's second location that dates of the XVIII century, to 2 km of the previous one. Lifted in lands of The Pantanillo bought by M. Rodríguez to the Jesuit, it was populated toward 1577, it dates in that is granted the Captain M. of Ardiles the first one it commends of Ischilín.

The town, detainee in the time, is organized around a central space dominated by a centennial locust. The perfectly aligned constructions the they close for two sides and they face to the Chapel of Our Mrs. of the Rosario (MHN)


Chapel of Our Mrs. of the Rosario (MHN)


Lifted in 1707 by impulse of F. of the Houses and Zeballos with the collaboration of the neighbors, it is of classic lines, built in stone and lime with buttresses, reliefs in cooked brick, roof of tiles, profusion of ornamental reasons in stone toad and excellent sizes. stores several images in their interior in spite of its not well conservation state.

Return to the entrance, where the cemetery is and turn to the left toward Ongamira, going by the village of Old Ischilín and going into in an area of splendid landscapes.

To 8,5 km of the cemetery, in the place Flagstone Corral, a monolith points out the access to Museum House of Fernando Fader


Museum House of Fernando Fader


His proprietor, born in Mendoza in 1882, was one of the Argentinean bigger exponents of the plastic one. Educated in Europe, it began their studies of painting in Munich in 1900 and of return to the country alternated their artistic activity with that of engineer in charge of the execution of hydroelectric works in their native province.


In 1916, when making sick of tuberculosis, moved to Deán Funes, and then settled down in Flagstone Corral. A stage of great pictorial production supported by its "marchand" of Buenos Aires began here. In this period the landscapes of the Cordovan northwest have been captured in their vast work, characterized by an impressionism of great vigor. To their death, in 1935, their son enables the house like museum and in 1961 the provincial government acquires it. For lack of security, eleven oils left by the family were transferred to the Museum Emilio Caraffa of Córdoba.

will be able to the house and the gardens that the same Fader projected to travel and to those that called The Charmed Vegetable garden. A fruit-bearing fifth that showed its admiration for the nature and its extremely introverted personality was.

In the study it will find their belongings, among those that a trunk that took in its Ford T stand out when left to paint and sketches of its works.

In music's room it is conserved a self-portrait and the artist's mural that it represents their stages mendocina and Cordovan, darker the first and more luminous the second.

The road continues to Ongamira and Chapel of the Mount but it is in not well state, for what is recommended to return to New Ischilín in whose cemetery Fader and its family are buried. Return to Deán Funes for the same road.

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