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Retouching a Renaissance masterpiece


In our previous episode, Restorer Jill Dunkerton and Conservator Britta New removed the 19th-century frame from 'Adoration of the Kings' by Botticelli and Filippino. 

Watch Jill take us through the next stage of the treatment: Retouching the damaged areas of the painting. 

After many months' painstaking work, the restored painting was unveiled in Room 59, where you can see it in all its glory:

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