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Back from the Cleaners: The Masterful Touch of Anthony van Dyck


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Abstract:
The painting Lady Mary Villiers, Later Duchess of Richmond and Lennox, with Charles Hamilton, Lord Arran (circa 1637) was recently restored by the Museum’s Conservation Lab. Flemish artist Anthony van Dyck’s portrait is considered a masterpiece, but suffered from discolored varnish, areas of retouching, and pentimenti. The cleaning and restoration process are described along with the quality and history of the painting.
Source:
Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Fall 2013, p22-23, il
Record #:
29517