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During the restoration of paintings by Edvard Munch «Creek» was dating a new picture
ARTinvestment.RU   20 мая 2008

May 23, in the Munch Museum (Oslo) opens exhibition «Scream and Madonna revisited» ( «" Creek "and" Madonna ": new discoveries»), which will show the first two paintings by Edward Munch - «Cry» and «Madonna», stolen from the museum

May 23, in the Munch Museum (Oslo) opens exhibition « Scream and Madonna revisited» ( «" Creek "and" Madonna ": new discoveries») , which will first show two paintings by Edward Munch - «Cry» and «Madonna», stolen from a museum in 2004. After a two-year investigation, the police managed to find and return the masterpieces that have become a victim of the hands of museum thefts in recent years. However, condition of the paintings, when they again came to the museum custodian, left much to be desired: they were scratches and traces of moisture, oil on canvas was nadorvany. Restorers took nearly two years to return to work earlier appearance. Before we begin the restoration of paintings, was held on a thorough engineering study of paintings, will provide new data on the characteristics of chemical composition and painting technique of its performance. The result was a creation date pictures «cry», which differs from the previously (1893). New data on the precise dating «cry», resulting from research and restoration, will be communicated at a press conference a preliminary opening of the exhibition, which will be held May 21 in the Munch Museum.

In the meantime, despite the fact that, in order to apply the latest restoration techniques, the main damage caused by the painting «cry», remove or not. The spot, located in the lower left corner of the painting would remain visible. According to the chief custodian of the museum, the decision to leave a noticeable stain due to the fact that the restorers did not want to make any irreversible action. However, the museum hopes that the future may have methods to remove stains from the picture.

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