The conservation of the Ghent Altarpiece

Monday 12 March, 1–1.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Hélène Dubois

Admission free, donations welcome

Since 2012, Belgium's Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage has been working on the conservation of 'The Ghent Altarpiece' by Hubert and Jan van Eyck. Conservator, Hélène Dubois, reveals the results.

Speaker biopgraphy

Hélène Dubois is a conservator at the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage, Belgium and author of 'Dendrochronological and Technological Examination of Painting Supports. The case of Rubens’s studio practice'.

Lunchtime talks

Focus in on one painting with our talks in the Gallery, or explore wider themes in the collection at our in-depth theatre talks.

Supported by the John Armitage Charitable Trust

Image above: Section of Hubrecht and Jan van Eyck, 'The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb' ('The Ghent Altarpiece'), 1432. Saint-Bavo’s Cathedral, Ghent © www.lukasweb.be - Art in Flanders vzw, photo Hugo Maertens.