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Photo: Saved for the nation

26 July 2012


Saved for the nation: Zurbarán paintings, once owned by the Church Commissioners, have been bought by the philanthropist Jonathan Ruffer ( News, 3 February), along with Auck­land Castle, the former seat of the Bishops of Durham, to be restored as a centre of regen­eration, and of Christian history and heritage. The trans­fer was completed last week. Prince Charles viewed the paintings on Monday, ac­companied by Mr Ruffer

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