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

Varnishing the Painting
by Joan - Conservator

David Marquis applys a layer of a non-yellowing, low molecular, highly saturating, stable synthetic resin varnish to the painting. The first layer of varnish was applied by hand, using small pads. Here, David uses an industrial spray gun which provides an even overall application.

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