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Bartolomé Esteban Murillo Spanish Baroque painter (1617-1682)

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Albert Bierstadt 19th-century German-American landscape painter

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The Timken Company is an American manufacturer of bearings and related components and assemblies. For many decades it was also a steelmaker concentrating mainly on alloy steel tube, but the steel business line was spun off to TimkenSteel in 2014. Timken operates from 33 countries.

De Saisset Museum Art museum in California, U.S.

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William R. Timken

William Robert Timken Jr. is an American industrialist, businessman and former diplomat. He served as the U.S. Ambassador to Germany in the 2005–2008 timespan. He has served at The Timken Company as chairman of the board of directors, president and CEO. Timken has been chairman of Securities Investor Protection Corporation, National Association of Manufacturers, The Manufacturing Institute and the Ohio Business Roundtable. He also served on the advisory council of the Stanford University School of Business and the U.S.-Japan Business Council.

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Henry Timken American inventor and businessman best known for his roller bearings

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Timken Museum of Art American art museum in California

The Timken Museum of Art is a fine art museum, established in 1965 and located at 1500 El Prado in Balboa Park in San Diego, California, close to the San Diego Museum of Art. It is the only Balboa Park museum with free admission.

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El Prado Complex United States historic place

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Jane Timken

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<i>Portrait of a Man</i> (Hals)

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