Jean Nocret's Family of Louis XIV being Conserved

December 11 2023

Image of Jean Nocret's Family of Louis XIV being Conserved

Picture: 'X' via @MilovanCavor

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Louvre curator Nicolas Milovanovic has shared some stunning photos and videos on 'X' (formerly Twitter) of the ongoing conservation of Jean Nocret's Louis XIV and the royal family. This enormous and iconic painting, which is in the collection of the Château de Versailles, has been languishing underneath a very thick layer of yellowed varnish for decades. Click on the link to compare the images to the painting's previous appearance to see the marvellous transformation!

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