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Gallery Talk: A Tale of Two Treatments
Pieter Dupont, Dutch, Horse, 1892. Black pastel on off-white laid paper. The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Gift of George Abrams in honor of William W. Robinson, Curator of Drawings (1988–2016) and in memory of Justice Ruth I. Abrams (Radcliffe ’53, Harvard Law School ’56), 2021.85.
Curious about which works get treated and why? Conservators will share why they took different approaches to two Dutch drawings.
Want to know what goes on in the conservation lab? Join conservators Penley Knipe and Christina Taylor as they discuss different treatment approaches to two Dutch drawings currently on display, and what effects their treatment can have on the artwork and public reception.
Penley Knipe, Philip and Lynn Straus Senior Conservator of Works on Paper and Head of Paper Lab, Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies
Christina Taylor, Associate Paper Conservator, Straus Center for
Sundays—free to all!
All students with a valid ID
Harvard ID holders (plus one guest)
Harvard Art Museums Friends
Youth under 18
Cambridge residents (proof of residency required)
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