I find this type of work in restoration fascinating, it requires a lot of patience and expertise. It brings back to life old works of art.

This is taken from the Bowes Museum Blog. Enjoy!


During the last few months a painting has undergone extensive conservation in the Conservation Studio. The painting of interest is a Spanish portrait from the beginning of the 17th century. It is a portrait of Fray José Sigüenza, a Friar and Prior of the Order of Jerome, Librarian at El Escorial, historian and counsellor to […]

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