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Opening Heemskerck's "Ecce Homo" Altarpiece

One of the treasures of the National Museum in Warsaw (Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie), Poland, Heemskerck's "Ecce Homo" altarpiece is a three-part panel painting with a central scene flanked by two hinged wings that fold shut. The interior scenes were only visible on important liturgical feast days, when the altarpiece was opened, doubling in size and magnificence. The tryptich was conserved and extensively studied by a team of curators, conservators, and scientists at the Getty Museum and the Getty Conservation Institute in 2011-12.
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