Times of San Diego.com–The first retrospective on influential Spanish post-Impressionist Joaquín Sorolla to focus on his impact in the United States opens Saturday at the San Diego Museum of Art. Sorolla was well known in the United States at the turn of the last century, and was invited to paint the first official portrait of President Howard Taft. The exhibition features nearly 150 works by Sorolla, including the portrait of President Taft, and more than 40 never-before-displayed works. The artwork will be on view through August 26.
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