Rembrandt's Night Watch Gets Restored In Public

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Rembrandt's Night Watch gets restored in public
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By Garuda.Chanti 2018-10-16 12:52:31
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Rembrandt Masterpiece to Get Unusual Restoration
Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum says years-long effort will be public


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(Newser) – Conservators repairing a masterpiece of the Dutch Golden Age will have the added pressure of crowds watching their every move. Beginning in July, Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum will display the restoration of Rembrandt van Rijn's 1642 masterpiece "The Night Watch" from within a specially designed glass chamber in its Gallery of Honour, entered by 2 million annual visitors. "Because it's such an amazingly important painting and so many people want to see it, we feel we have to keep showing it to the public even as we're restoring it,"...
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