Restored masterpiece revealed at the Bowes Museum

Date Posted: 18/09/2014

Running from 11th October until 1st February at the County Durham venue, 17th Century Spanish Painting: The Golden Age will include an important painting not seen publicly for over 50 years.

The Last Communion of Saint Peter Nolasco forms the centrepiece of the show.

The exhibition investigates the painting’s creator, Francisco Pacheco (1564-1654) and the Sevillian School of painting.

The painting is a work of great significance to the history of Spanish painting, an area in which The Bowes Museum excels; its collection boasts 76 works by Spanish artists.

A full programme of events and exhibitions is available online at the Bowes’ Museum’s website.

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