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The Kunstkammer Has Been Crowned

Posted on Friday, January 30, 2015, by Sally Metzler, Guest Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints

Guest Curator Sally Metzler shares readers' suggestions of objects they'd add to the exhibition Bartholomeus Spranger: Splendor and Eroticism in Imperial Prague, closing this Sunday, February 1.

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The Jabach Portrait: The First Varnish

Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, by Michael Gallagher, Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Department of Paintings Conservation

Michael Gallagher discusses his recent application of the first of several layers of varnish as part of his conservation of the Museum's Jabach portrait.

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The Jabach Portrait: Back on Its Feet

Posted on Friday, January 23, 2015, by Michael Gallagher, Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Department of Paintings Conservation

Michael Gallagher discusses the recent reattachment of the Jabach portrait to its stretcher in preparation for the final phases of conservation.

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The Making of the Winchester Bible

Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, by Charles T. Little, Curator, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters

Charles T. Little discusses the making of the Winchester Bible, written over a period of thirty years by a single scribe and illuminated by at least six different artists.

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The Jabach Portrait: An Update on the Frame

Posted on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, by Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman, Department of European Paintings

Keith Christiansen provides an update on the progress of the frame being created for the Museum's newly acquired Jabach portrait.

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