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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:

Watch other episodes in the series:

Behind the scenes in Conservation

Restoring Botticelli's 'Adoration of the Kings': Part one

Jill Dunkerton and Britta New find out what was hiding beneath a frame for nearly two centuries

Behind the scenes in Conservation

Restoring Botticelli's 'Adoration of the Kings': Part three

Jill Dunkerton and Marta Melchiorre ask, how can we identify Botticelli's hand from that of his assistant, Filippino Lippi's?

Behind the scenes in Conservation

Cleaning Rubens's 'Het Steen'

Find out what Larry Keith discovered when he removed 75 years’ worth of discoloured varnish from Rubens’s 'Het Steen'

Behind the scenes in Conservation

A structural repair of Rubens's 'Het Steen'

How will Britta New meet the challenge of repairing Rubens's fragile panel which has survived centuries' worth of restorations and one very severe frost?

Behind the scenes in Conservation

Restoring the Gallery's oldest painting

Kristina Mandy shows the steps involved in restoring a painting that is over 750-years-old

Modern discoveries about Titian's poesie

A look 'beneath' Titian's canvases reveals the tweaks and changes he made as he worked over four hundred years ago
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