Riotous Baroque: From Cattelan to zurbaran, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain, June 18–October 6.
He was a great favorite with Philip, who once called zurbaran “the painter of the king, and king of painters.”
A large one of zurbaran, in the north transept, is a master-piece.
It is a transcript from the religious life around him that zurbaran here sets before us.
zurbaran is represented in the Sacrista by his painting of St. John.
We approach zurbaran with somewhat of awe; Velasquez is the grand historical painter.
The genius of zurbaran is disclosed in these scenes of monastic life.
This has been done; and the result is a picture worthy of Murillo or zurbaran.
We can only touch briefly upon the remaining pictures of zurbaran.
The work of the pupils of zurbaran reaches a somewhat higher level.