Projects at the Gallery

Illuminated – tracing Bosch and Bruegel

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Christ Driving the Money-Lenders from the Temple, after 1569

Together with the Kadriorg Art Museum in Tallinn, Glasgow Museums and the University of Glasgow, the National Gallery of Denmark is organizing a research and exhibition project on the examination of four “Boschian-Bruegelesque” paintings from the 16th century. Read more...

Project website & blog

Read more about the project and explore all four paintings with zoom. Follow the blog and see how the restoration in Tallinn is proceeding.

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Conservator Hannah Tempest is restoring our version of the Bosch-Bruegel composition. Follow her work on Twitter.

The painting has lost weight

A heavy wooden support attached to the backside of the panel during a previous conservation treatment has been thinned by two conservators from the National Museum.

A thick yellowed varnish has been removed

Follow the removal of yellowed varnish and discoloured overpaints and see how the painting appears before retouching.

Updated: 26.aug.2014
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