“Patrons view Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, the Louvre, 1953.”
“Cleaning painting, which is upside down, a Louvre restorer tackles the central portion of Gericault’s gigantic canvas, The Raft of the Medusa.”
“Children take notes during a discussion of ancient Greek pottery at the Louvre, 1953.”
“Married couple and their young daughter view the crown of King Louis XV at the Louvre, 1953.”
“Loading statue, worker places Roman carving of athlete on carriage to be taken to workshop where legs, put on by an earlier restorer, will be removed.”
“Artists scrutinize their versions of a Titian portrait (left) and the Mona Lisa (right), Louvre, 1953.”
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