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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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Restoring the Gallery's oldest painting

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