Episode 7 | Baptism | Saint John the Baptist: From Birth to Beheading | National Gallery, London

Jenny, where better to begin this episode, which is thinking about baptism, than Salisbury Cathedral? Particularly Salisbury Cathedral, because it has this stupendous font that was installed recently in 2008. It’s the most stunning visual object. It’s extraordinary, because as you approach the font, the water is so still that it actually looks far more…

Lieblingsstücke | Der Heilige Hieronymus von Jacopo Bellini

I’m Maria Zielke, a conservator-restorer, and I’m currently working on a painting in the Gemäldegalerie. Jacopo Bellini’s Saint Jerome is a very special painting for me, This small panel was once part of a larger altarpiece that Jacopo Bellini painted in Venice between 1430 and 1435. We also have two other paintings from this altarpiece…

Jesus Painting Fail (Update)

cecilia jimenez eighty-year-old woman from spain who try to restore a picture or a painting of jesus is back in the news because uh… she has a wired up and she is looking to make alittle bit a profit from repeating so apparently the church where this painting exists uh… has peed visitors who want…

The Restoration of Mother Mary Narrated

So here I’m gonna do another narrated walkthrough of the restoration of this painting of Mother Mary. It’s not meant to be instructional or exhaustive, just to give you guys an idea of what I’m doing. This painting was pretty damaged and had been exposed to moisture which resulted in a lot of flaking. There…