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Conserving Cuzco School Paintings

This video explores the delicate process of conserving Cuzco School paintings. It highlights the importance of preserving historical artwork, the techniques used, and the challenges faced by conservators.

Featured object: Emblem of Folly, Unknown artist, Peru, 18th century. Oil on canvas, 49 5/8 x 43 5/16 in. (126 x 110 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Clifford Ming Teh Li, in honor of James Kung Wei Li and Julie Chu Lu Li, 2018 (2018.836.1) https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/764089 Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies Managing Producer: Kate Farrell Producer: Sarah Cowan Associate Producer: Melissa Bell Editor: Alex Guns Camera: Alex Guns, Stephanie Wuertz Additional Camera: Wayne De La Roche Production Coordinator: Bryan Martin Production Assistant: Anna Oehklers, Rachel Smith Original Music: Austin Fisher Intro Animation: Stephanie Wuertz Graphic Design: Natasha Mileshina​ © 2021 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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