The National Gallery are cleaning Reynolds's Captain Robert Orme

March 2 2022

Video: The National Gallery

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The National Gallery in London have made this video regarding the conservation of Sir Joshua Reynolds's Portrait of Captain Robert Orme (1756). In particular, conservator Hayley Thomlinson explains why the artist's experimental techniques made his pictures so difficult to tricky to treat even in our modern age.

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