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Gallery of the Louvre, detail, before treatment, showing abrasion from previous cleaning

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Description: Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre and the Art of Invention
~SAMUEL F. B. MORSE’S Gallery of the Louvre (plate 1) is darker and more yellow than it was when it was new. Such discoloration of nineteenth-century paintings is most often caused by a layer of varnish that was originally...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.185-189
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00223.012

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