Timken Museum purchases Zurbarán masterwork – The San Diego Union

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“Saint Francis in Meditation,” oil on canvas by Francisco de Zurbaran.

“Saint Francis in Meditation,” oil on canvas by Francisco de Zurbaran.

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The Timken Museum of Art has purchased Zurbarán’s 1635 masterpiece “Saint Francis in Meditation,” the first acquisition in a decade for the 50-year-old Balboa Park institution and the second Zurbarán acquired by a San Diego museum this year.

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Article source: http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2015/oct/30/timken-museum-zurbaran-acquisition/

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