This 19th Century Dutch inspired still life oil painting was extremely dirty and the 100+ year varnish had yellowed.
“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.
“Before” photo during the testing process revealing brighter colors beneath the varnish layer.
A much more vibrant painting after restoration.