Paintings by artist Francisco de Zurbaran on display at the exhibition “Jacob and His Twelve Sons,” in Jerusalem’s Israel Museum. Emil Salman

After 370 Years, Jacob and His Twelve Sons Arrive at Israel Museum

Renovation work in a British castle gave the Israel Museum a rare opportunity to display 17th-century Spanish artist Francisco de Zurbaran’s portraits of Jacob and his sons

There are opportunities that are not to be missed. One day early this year, Shlomit Steinberg, the senior curator for European art of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, and Yehudit Amsalem, of the museum’s...

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