cornelius johnson

The painting belongs to the Confrere of Saint Sebastian who sees it as her task to maintain the painting and keep it in good condition. The Confrere commissioned painting conservator Marjan de Visser to investigate the painting and give a proposal for improvement of state. Cleaning tests and varnish removal test are carried out showing a dark dirty layer on top of the varnish and a yellowed varnish covering the bright witness of the collars and cuffs.