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Drama and Devotion
May 28, 2013   
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Ecce Homo, a triptych by Dutch Renaissance painter Maarten van Heemskerck, has returned to the Early European Painting Gallery of the National Museum in Warsaw after two years of renovation at a conservation studio in Los Angeles.

While in Los Angeles, the masterpiece was cleaned and underwent a series of technological examinations at the Getty Conservation Institute. The renovation process has been documented in the Drama and Devotion exhibition on display at the National Museum until June 30.

The triptych is probably the most famous Dutch Renaissance masterpiece in Polish art collections.

Heemskerck (1498-1575) spent four years in Rome in 1532-1536, where he studied ancient ruins and sculptures and had an opportunity to take a closer look at the work of his Italian contemporaries, especially Michelangelo and Francesco Salvati. His experiences abroad informed his work when he returned home. The Ecce Homo triptych from 1544 represents a synthesis of the new style which incorporated Italian art into the tradition of Dutch realism.
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