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Head of Conservation Larry Keith is joined by Peter Schade, Head of Framing, and Bart Cornelis, Curator of Dutch and Flemish Paintings, to take us through the final stages of 'Het Steen's' restoration: retouching, varnishing, and framing. 

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Retouching Rubens's Het Steen


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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'
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?
The Gallery during lockdown
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Restoring the Gallery's oldest painting
Kristina Mandy shows the steps involved in restoring a painting that is over 750-years-old
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Create your own bespoke print of 'A View of Het Steen in the Early Morning'
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