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The Mass of Saint Gregory the Great:Pentimento near saint's head
The Mass of Saint Gregory the Great:Pentimento near saint's head
A pentimento in the area beneath Saint Gregory's chin has become plainly visible with the thinning of the paint layer. Conservators suspect that an earlier overly harsh cleaning is partly responsible for the paint abrasion.


Adrien Ysenbrandt
Netherlandish, about 1510 - 1550
Oil on panel
14 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.
69.PB.11