19th Century European Still Life Oil Painting

This 19th Century Dutch inspired still life oil painting was extremely dirty and the 100+ year varnish had yellowed. 

 

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“Before” photo of a nineteenth century Dutch inspired European still life.  The 24” x 27” oil on canvas was
extremely dirty and the varnish layer had discolored rendering a yellow haze over the composition.

 

 

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“Before” photo during the testing process revealing brighter colors beneath the varnish layer.

 

 

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A much more vibrant painting after restoration.