Restoring a Masterwork II: Guercino's Erminia and the Shepherds
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Daily Log Entry - August 14, 2004

Both David and Joan begin to remove the upper layers of fill material and overpaint applied during earlier restoration. Without the degraded, oxidized, amber colored varnish, the bright, rich Baroque era colors become visible.

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