Restoring a Masterwork II: Guercino's Erminia and the Shepherds
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Daily Log Entry - August 21, 2004

On Saturday, a final, selective cleaning was completed. Areas of heavy overpaint were thinned; deeply embedded dirt and grime were reduced; and areas of blanched residual drying oil, probably added during previous restorations, were diminished.

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