Breaking up (with a Leonardo) is hard to do!

Dianne Dwyer Modestini, who conserved the “Salvator Mundi,” at work in her studio.

I must admit that I am always relieved when I finish up a project and get it back safely to a (hopefully) pleased owner.  But maybe that is because I have never worked on anything like a Leonardo!  Working on pieces of immense value and great cultural significance adds another dimension to a conservation treatment.

Read about conservator Dianne Dwyer Modestini’s experience conserving  “Salvator Mundi,” da Vinci’s newly rediscovered painting of Christ in the November 10, 2011 CNN article by Laura Allsop Living up to Leonardo: The terrifying task of restoring a da Vinci.

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