Beneath the Painted Surface: Fragonard's Fountain of Love

The combination of conservation and art history can reveal new discoveries--even regarding a well known work of art that has been around for more than two hundred years. The story about the examination of physical evidence of Fragonard's working methods in Fountain of Love is featured in this video, narrated by painting conservator Mark Leonard and curator Scott Schaefer.

Jean-Honoré Fragonard's The Fountain of Love reproduced by kind permission of the Trustees of the Wallace Collection, London