This is Penn State - Old Main Frescoes 4

This is Penn State - Old Main Frescoes 4

Land Grant Fresco restoration

Conservation scientist John Rita works on restoring the Land-Grant Frescoes using a technique known as "inpainting," in which he reinstates lost pigment in the painting using a a magnifying headband to help ensure pinpoint accuracy. The active work station is set up behind a divider, allowing him to work in a controlled laboratory setting.

IMAGE: Pat Mansell
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