Queen Letizia and Prince Charles Visit an Exhibition
Today, Tuesday April 4, Her Majesty Queen Letizia, along with of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, visited the exhibition “Zurbarán: The Twelve Tribes of Israel: Jacob and His Sons” held at the Auckland Castle in the English county of Durham.
The exhibition displays the 17th-century paintings of Francisco de Zurbarán which consist in “life-size portraits with representations of the twelve sons who formed the twelve tribes of Israel and their father, the biblical patriarch Jacob, whose story is told in the Book of Genesis”. The Queen and the Prince of Wales toured the exhibition and then attended the official opening of the “Spanish Gallery of Auckland Castle”, which displays “the UK’s largest collection of 16th and 17th century Spanish artworks outside London, including work by El Greco, Murillo and Velazquez”.
Queen Letizia and the Prince of Wales toured the gallery, signed the the visitors’ book and unveiled a commemorative plaque.
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Acompañada del Príncipe de Gales, la Reina ha visitado las pinturas de Zurbarán sobre Jacob y sus doce hijos que han decorado el Castillo de Auckland desde 1756.
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