Boston MFA Conserves Vivarini Altarpiece

March 19 2024

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston have just concluded a five-year conservation project on a magnificent altarpiece by Bartolomeo Vivarini. Painted in 1485 for the church of St. Andrew, Rab, Croatia, the work has undergone vast sets of treatment for the frame, gilding, polychrome sculpture and panel paintings.

The altarpiece will be redisplayed in the museum's European galleries on 21st March 2024.

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