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El Greco to Picasso: Exhibition of the Most Representative Works of the Santander Collection

ZARAGOZA.- The Fundación Banco Santander presents Selecta. Del Greco a Picasso. Colección Santander an exhibition that joins together a selection of the most representative works of the Santander Collection. A total of 62 works will be exhibited in the Universidad’s de Zaragoza aasembly hall from December 2009 to March 2010. The exhibition stands out for the presence of painting, coming across with canvas’ El Greco, Zurbarán, Alonso Cano, Rubens, Esquivel, Sorolla or Picasso, but also will boast sculptures by Chillida, Alberto Sánchez or Chirino and a tapestry by the Royale Manufacture de Beauvais. Sixty-two works of art from the most distinguished of the Santander Collection – composed by over a thousand works belonging to five centuries and of which the Foundation has been in charge of, in its tasks of study, cataloguing and preservation – form an outstanding frieze- divided in three halls and two floors- from the 16th century until today. The careful selec