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Douglas Martenson carefully cleaning the plaster artwork with a
rag and water. PHOTO: ALLIE MILLER 24/THE HAWK

Conservator returns museum art to original state

Allie Miller May 2, 2023

Douglas Martenson examined a large plaster piece — “Lamentation” by Adam Kraft — estimated to be from the mid-1800s, trying to decide where to start. The artwork depicts the Lamentation of Christ,...

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