This is an introduction to some of the secrets hidden within paintings.
It covers a time span of over 400 years. It is easy to understand and fascinating.
A number of paintings are looked at.
Some paintings have been installed so that the reverse of the canvas or panel can be seen. This is often a crucial area for finding clues about what has happened to a picture.
Some paintings are shown framed, others have no frame.
The work of the conservator forms a large part of this display. Featured are such things as: