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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Overpainting vs. inpainting

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Conservation of this painting on wood panel by the Dewing husband-and-wife team was undertaken because the retouching on the painting had discolored.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: A Mysterious Appearance

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This tall narrow painting by a husband-and-wife pair is in the paintings conservation studio for removal of varnish and discolored retouching.