20 juillet 2010

Painting by Spanish Baroque Master Francisco Ribalta Restored After Being Hidden in Church

One of the restorers points at the painting The Calvary, by Spanish baroque painter Francisco Ribalta (1565-1628), during the presentation of the artwork after it was restored in Valencia, eastern Spain. EPA/MANUEL BRUQUE. VALENCIA.- The old Church of San Esteban, on Colón de Valencia Street, had been its hiding place for centuries. The piece, which was completely blackened, had gone unnoticed for many years. The weather had harmed the painting, in fact, 40% of the paint was gone. For seven months, three conservators from the... [Lire la suite]
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