Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Overpainting vs. inpainting

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Thomas Wilmer Dewing , Maria Oakey Dewing , inpainting , overpaint , retouching , paintings conservation , conservation , behind the scenes

Conservation of this painting on wood panel by the Dewing husband-and-wife team was undertaken because the retouching on the painting had discolored.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: A different kind of flyspeck!

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paintings , conservation , inpainting , Isaak Soreau , flemish still life , flyspecks , insects

Sometimes our paintings conservator might find an ancient flyspeck on a painting.