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"Christ Healing the Sick at Bethesda": Before and After Conservation

In 2013, fine art conservators from the Western Center for the Conservation of Fine Arts in Denver, CO, came to the Museum of Art to perform conservation work on Carl Bloch’s painting. The conservation team painstakingly treated the canvas support, cleaned off decades of dirt, and filled in paint losses, and applied a new varnish. Swipe through to see before and after pictures of the process!
Bethesda Conservation Before - Christ's Face
Bethesda Conservation After - Christ's Face
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Bethesda Blind Man Before
Bethesda Blind Man After
Bethesda Peter Before
Bethesda Peter After