A Technical Study of Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons

January 30, 2018

Before its presentation at The Frick Collection, Zurbarán’s series Jacob and His Twelve Sons traveled from Auckland Castle, County Durham, England to the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, where the paintings were studied by Claire M. Barry, Director of Conservation, before their exhibition at the Meadows Museum in Dallas in the fall of 2017. The results of this examination and the details it revealed about the artist's process are presented in this video narrated by Susan Grace Galassi, Senior Curator at The Frick Collection.

This film was produced by Lisa Candage Goble, George Koelle, and Sean Troxell. Production assistance was provided by Rebecca Leonard and Drew Erin Becker Lash.


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