Restauratie van de Nachtwacht

Theo Kok Short documentary - 1976 - 36 min.

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Rembrandt's Night Watch was severely damaged by a museum visitor in 1975. Restoration took eight months. The documentary follows the restoration process - from sewing up the tears, putting on an extra layer of linen, removing the old layer of varnish and finally repainting the canvas - and its reappearance in public.

Credits

Director(s) Theo Kok
Producer(s) Polygoon
Production Country
Netherlands