Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Auckland Art Gallery - Restoring Tissot


Published on Apr 3, 2012 

  In 1998 the painting 'Still on Top' by James Tissot (15 October 1836 – 8 August 1902) was stolen at gunpoint from the Auckland Art Gallery. This documentary written by Tessa Duder and voiced by Paul Gittens tells the story of the painting's theft, its retrieval and the painstaking restoration work carried out by the Gallery's conservators.

 © Auckland Art Gallery 2001 Published by Learning Media View more James Tissot artwork in breathtaking detail via the Google Art Project