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Cincinnati Art Museum Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Don Francesco gets younger Here’s another detail from Agnolo Bronzino’s “Portrait of Eleonora of Toledo and Her Son, Don Francesco,” painted in Italy around 1550. The yellowed varnish and overpaint is being removed at the upper left. Note how the dark line of overpaint (partly removed below his left ear) served to narrow and shade his face. Without it Don Francesco’s face is rounder, plumper and younger-looking. The small losses shown in the cleaned portion of the face are in keeping with the age of the oil-paint-on-wood-panel painting. The dense area of small losses in the upper left background was caused by movement around a knot in the wood panel . 12 hour ago via Facebook

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Evenings for Educators: An Evening with Illustrator, Jeffrey Ebbeler

March 19, 2014 - 04:00 pm to 07:00 pm

4:00 – 7:00 p.m. (registration and refreshments 4-5 p.m., program begins at 5 p.m.)

Meet illustrator and native Cincinnatian, Jeffery Ebbeler. Ebbeler has been creating award winning children’s books for over 10 years, and has illustrated nearly 40 picture books. He writes and illustrates the monthly comic series, Nestor’s Dock, for Ask Magazine and previously worked as an art director for a Chicago children’s book publisher. Gain inspiration to develop a classroom curriculum that incorporates storytelling and discuss ways that art can encourage literacy.

Participating teachers will receive CEU certificates in May. Graduate credit available for an additional fee through Ashland University.

$10 Art Museum Members; $20 non-members; $5 students. Reservations requested. Please call (513) 721.ARTS (2787) to purchase tickets.

For more information, email school&[email protected]

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