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Hidden in the Paint: Portrait of a Young Girl with Fan

DATE

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Free

CONTACT

Gari Melchers Home and Studio
(540) 654-1848
mdolby@umw.edu

ADDRESS

Virtual Event
From your own device VA United States

DESCRIPTION

Discover what challenges and surprises art conservator Perry Hurt found in this 1626 painting attributed to Wybrandt de Geest that was in the Melchers’ personal collection. Hurt will illustrate how he applied a combination of chemistry and know-how and artistic skill to give renewed beauty and longevity to this favorite Melchers-owned painting. Q & A to follow this short presentation.

Register in advance for this webinar:

https://umw-sso.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sO3MY0mFTXqt47DWbbTgmQ

Can’t watch live? Register anyway and you’ll receive the link to the streaming video, which can be watched at a later time.