Gallery Talk: Behind The Scenes: Conservation And Interpretation Of Honthorst's Winter Queen
Join conservator Lydia Vagts, Cunningham Associate Conservator, and educator Barbara Martin, Alfond Curator of Education for this gallery talk. The Triumph of the Winter Queen: Allegory of the Just by Gerrit van Honthorst came to the MFA on loan in January 2011, its beauties hidden behind centuries' worth of grime, discolored varnish, and old repaint. Lydia and Barbara share the details of the cleaning of this splendid family portrait and the development of its dramatic new media interpretation.… Show more
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