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What can we learn from the backs of works of art?


What information is hidden on the back of a work of art? Normally we do not have the opportunity to see this part of the work. Whether the piece is in an exhibition or is reproduced in a catalogue, the back is always hidden. This talk will uncover the important data located on the back of artworks, such as: its technical history, the signature of the artist, any restoration interventions, its origins and the story of its life.


Talk by Mònica Marull, restorer at the Fundació.

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