Restoring a Masterwork II: Guercino's Erminia and the Shepherds
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Daily Log Entry - August 25, 2004

Once in the laboratory of the Midwest Art Conservation Center (housed in the museum), Joan takes the opportunity to remove the accumulated dirt, dust, and debris from the reverse of the canvas. The wooden framework is the heavy weight stretcher which supports the large canvas.

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