10 juin 2009

'Reviving Antiquity: Artists and Their Study of Ancient Rome' @ the Saint Louis Art Museum

Hubert Robert, French, 1733–1808; The Ruin, 1789; oil on canvas; 95 5/8 x 77 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Frederic W. Allen 22:1958 SAINT LOUIS, MO.- This summer, the Saint Louis Art Museum will transform one of its main level galleries into a painting conservation lab for Reviving Antiquity: Restoring Hubert Robert’s Views of Ancient Ruins. Beginning June 10, Paintings Conservator Mark Bockrath of West Chester, Pa., will clean and restore three large 18th-century landscapes by the French painter Hubert Robert... [Lire la suite]