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Antonello da Messina, Calvary
The conservation treatment of Antonello da Messina's the Calvary for the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (KMSKA) has been completed. The painting is a great piece by this Italian Renaissance master, just forty-six of whose works survive worldwide. Susan Farnell, a conservator with many years of experience, described the conservation project as her toughest assignment yet. The heavy overpainting...
Jan Gossart, Portrait of a man
Restoration has revealed that Portrait of a Man, a painting in the collection of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (KMSKA) that had previously been attributed to a follower of Jan Gossart, is in fact by the Flemish Master himself. Portrait of a Man has been in the Royal Museum collection since 1841. It was bequeathed to the museum by Florent van Ertborn, alongside work by, among others, Jan...