Participating Institutions
831. Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois is the owner of this English late-18th century portrait.  The University has an extensive art collection and numerous treatments have been carried out for them over the last ten years.

Anon. "Portrait of a Lady"
H. 30" x W. 25  " Before Treatment

832. The left portrait depicts Franklin L. Gilson (1846-1892) who was an American politician and jurist. In 1872, Gilson was admitted to the Wisconsin Bar and practiced law in Ellsworth, Wisconsin. In 1881, Gilson served in the Wisconsin State Assembly and was speaker of the assembly in 1882. In 1890, Gilson was appointed judge of Milwaukee Superior Court serving until his death in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The below portraits are owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin.

Robert Schade "Franklin Gilson"
H. 30" x W. 25" Before Treatment

Anon. "Capt. William Kynaston"
H. 32" x W. 25" Before Treatment

833. Frank Weathers Long (1906-1999) was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. He studied at several prestigious art institutions including the Art Institute of Chicago and the Academie Julian in Paris. He painted a number of post office murals including one in his home town of Berea, Kentucky. It is considered one of his finest works. Later in his career he painted mostly easel paintings and today is considered a southern regionalist painter. The below oils are owned by the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. 

F. Long "Two Cats"
H. 16" x W. 30" After

F. Long "Jungle Cats"
H. 30" x W. 24" After

J. Detaille "The Charge"
H. 21" x W. 25" Before

During Cleaning

After Treatment

834. Antonio Jacobsen (1850-1921) was born in Copenhagen, Denmark where he attended the Royal Academy of Design. He arrived in the United States in 1873 and settled in New Jersey across the Hudson from Manhattan. Jacobsen got his start painting pictures of ships on safes, and as his reputation grew, he was asked to do portraits of ships by their owners. Jacobsen painted more than 6,000 ship portraits making him the most prolific of marine artists. The below oils are from the collection of Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois.

A. Jacobsen "Black Ball Line"
H. 18" x W. 30" Before Treatment

Patrick Nasmyth
H. 16" x W. 21"
Before Treatment

After Treatment

After Treatment

835. The lower left landscape is by John Francis Murphy (1853-1921). Murphy first exhibited at the National Academy of Design in 1876. He became a member of the Society of American Artists in 1901. His chief characteristics are extreme refinement and charm, poetic sentiment, and beauty of surface. Both oils are owned by The Hunter Museum of American Art. Chattanooga, Tennessee.

J. Francis Murphy "Summer Time"
H. 24" x W. 36" Before Treatment

James M. Whistler "Grey and Gold"
H. 5" x W. 9" After Treatment

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