Suffer Little Children to Come unto Me
Anthony van Dyck,
c. 1618

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Anthony van Dyck
Suffer Little Children to Come unto Me
c. 1618
oil on canvas,
131.4 x 198.2 cm
NGC # 4293

This painting was examined and treated in 1997. The aged varnish had become hazy and brown, dulling the colour, and flattening the image. The restoration process revealed that this artwork was a "painting in progress".

Click the forward arrow to see the "before and after" effect of this restoration project.