Restoring a Masterwork II: Guercino's Erminia and the Shepherds
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Daily Log Entry - August 7, 2004

The Exhibition Opens

The exhibition is now open for public viewing and the conservation of the painting begins. Conservator Joan Gorman explains the first stages of the restoration to museum visitors.

Much of the day will be spent removing old layers of varnish, dirt and grime from the painting.

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Restoring a Masterwork II: Guercino's
August 7 through October 31, 2004
at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts