Inquisition-era paintings of Old Testament figures highlight ‘complexity of humankind’

Installation view of works at the Frick Collection of Zurbarán’s "Jacob and His Twelve Sons: Paintings from Auckland Castle" (The Frick/Michael Bodycomb)

Zurbarán’s “Jacob and His Twelve Sons: Paintings from Auckland Castle” at the Frick/Michael Bodycomb


My article “Inquisition-era paintings of Old Testament figures highlight ‘complexity of humankind,’” about an exhibit at the Frick, appears in National Catholic Reporter.

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