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Rare Gainsborough Study Discovered at Woodshed’s Conservation Studio

Routine examination of a painting rarely reveals surprises, but one portrait of a beautiful woman led to a cross-Atlantic adventure for oil painting conservator Bruce Wood.  Infra-red photography revealed a complex and energetic drawing hidden beneath the surface of the paint. The painting was initially identified as a copy of the most famous painting in […]