"Painting Jacob and His Twelve Sons: The Artist and His Studio," by Claire Barry, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Claire M. Barry
Susan Grace Galassi, Senior Curator at The Frick Collection, provides an introduction to the current exhibition, Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons: Paintings from Auckland Castle, on view at The Frick Collection from January 31 through April 22, 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.