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Applying the moisture treatment | Restoring Artemisia Gentileschi’s ‘Self Portrait’

Applying the moisture treatment | Restoring Artemisia Gentileschi’s ‘Self Portrait’

Here we have Artemisia again. You can see it here, now we’ve done the treatment that you saw before. So, all the glue paste that was on the surface, the brittle glue, has been scraped off to reveal the original… Continue Reading

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Repairing a 17th century canvas | Restoring Artemisia Gentileschi’s ‘Self Portrait’

Repairing a 17th century canvas | Restoring Artemisia Gentileschi’s ‘Self Portrait’

I’m Lynne Harrison, I’m one of the painting conservators here at the National Gallery. I’m going to show you what we’ve been doing with Artemisia since she’s come down to the Lower Conservation Studio to do the structural work. So,… Continue Reading