Art Expert Removes 200 Years Worth of Yellowing Varnish From a 400 Year Old Painting in Minutes

Philip Mould, an art dealer and host of the BBC One show Fake or Fortune, live tweeted an incredible project in which he was removing over 200 years of yellowing varnish from a 400 year old painting in mere minutes. Not much is know about this “Woman in Red” painting, but Mould shared whatever information he had.

All we know is she is 36 and it was painted 1618 (inscription)