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Spanish Art in County Durham

Edited by Andrew M Beresford & Clare Baron

ISBN: 9780993069208
2014, Bishop Auckland, 148 pp

Spanish Art in County DurhamSpanish Art in County Durham is the product of a long-term partnership between The Auckland Project, The Bowes Museum, and Durham University. It offers the first systematic attempt to assess the range and significance of the collections of Spanish art in County Durham, and seeks to promote a better understanding of the region’s outstanding artistic and cultural heritage. The book is divided into nine chapters, focusing on Bishop Richard Trevor as Collector, Zurbarán’s Cycle of Jacob and his Twelve Sons, The Spanish Paintings of the Bowes Museum, Collectors of Spanish Paintings in County Durham, The Galilee Chapel Altarpiece in Durham Cathedral, The Two Sets of Apostle Paintings in Durham University and Durham Cathedral, Spanish Art at Ushaw College, and The Contemporary Legacy of Spanish Art in County Durham.