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Discover the restored altarpiece from Milan

The Polychrome Wood Sculpture Studio exceptionally opens its doors on 16 and 17 September. Meet the conservators-restorers while visiting a beautifully restored altarpiece from Milan.

Date and time
16 September 2023 10:00 - 17 September 2023 16:00
KIK-IRPA, Brussels

This medieval masterpiece has undergone meticulous restoration, revealing treasures hidden for centuries beneath the thick brown varnish and dust. The subtle details and colours give the impression that the figures are coming to life before our eyes. However, the team of restorers faced many challenges. The complexity of the work lies in the fact that each surface of the altarpiece is different, requiring constant adaptation of the restoration method.

Rondleiding met gids, zaterdag 16/09/23 en zondag 17/09/23.

Max. 25 personen per rondleiding, alleen na reservatie.

Het bezoek aan het atelier duurt 25 minuten en wordt voorafgegaan door een presentatie over het KIK (5 minuten).

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