The ornate frame was also conserved (damage to the front needed to be fixed) before the painting was placed back in it.
Denver Art Museum
James R. Squires, the Denver Art Museum's associate conservator of paintings, begins work on repairing damage (removing old varnish, filling in cracks) to the work.
Venice: The Molo from the Bacino di S. Marco
A painting by famous 18th-century Italian artist Canaletto was unearthed at the Denver Art Museum three years ago. Today, conservator James Squires has the arduous task of restoring the masterpiece to its former glory before its February debut at the museum. Take a peek at the process, then read more about its discovery here.