Video · Restoration of Portrait de Mme G.L. by Gustave Le Gray

Discover the stages in the restoration of this painting
© Musée d’Orsay / Marie-France Gripois

Acquired by the Musée d'Orsay in 2023, Portrait de Mme G. L. , by Gustave Le Gray, an artist better known for his photographs, has been restored. Christian Chatellier, restorer of the canvas, explains the two-stage process in the videos below, directed by Marie-France Gripois.

Restauration du Portrait de Mme G.L.

  • Production: musée d'Orsay - digital department;
  • Director: Marie-France Gripois ;
  • With the restorers:
    • Christian Chatellier;
    • Agata Graczyk;
    • Anne-Claire Hauduroy;
    • Crystal Salmon;
    • Frédéric Pellas.
Gustave Le Gray
Portrait de Mme G.L., en 1853
Musée d'Orsay
Acquis par préemption en vente publique, 2022
© Maison de vente Marc LABARBE
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