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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Cleaning a Visitor Favorite: Girl Eating Porridge

by Serena Urry, Chief Conservator


CAMConservation, Bouguereau, surface cleaning, visitor favorite, paintings conservation

This visitor favorite, Girl Eating Porridge, by French artist Adolphe William Bouguereau (1825–1905), was acquired by the museum in 1884, a mere ten years after the artist painted it.