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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Cincinnati 1954

by Cecile Mear, Conservator of Works on Paper


CAMConservation, Laurence Sisson, paper conservation, Cincinnati Scenes

A recent bequest of 20th-century American prints and paintings includes this view of Cincinnati by Laurence Sisson (1928–2015). Painted in watercolor with pen and black ink, the scene captures downtown buildings overlooking the Ohio River as Sisson saw them in 1954.