Art Newspaper Profiles Concierge Behind Over 200 Restored Van Goghs

July 3rd, 2019

The Art Newspaper has a piece on Jan Cornelis Traas, the caretaker of the Mesdag Museum in the Hague, who was appointed to restore over 200 Van Gogh works, and the issues his lack of training has caused on the current condition of the works. “Understanding the consequences of these earlier treatments provides a basis for dealing with the legacy of the past,” Ella Hendriks, the Van Gogh Museum’s former senior conservator, says.

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