What Lies Beneath

August 6, 2016-September 10, 2017

After Hieronymus Bosch (Netherlandish, 1450–1516), Temptation of St. Anthony, 1575–1600, oil on panel, 23-3/4 × 19-1/4 in. Indianapolis Museum of Art, Courtesy of The Clowes Fund, C10007; and Infrared image rotated 180° taken in 2015 of After Hieronymus Bosch, Temptation of St. Anthony. Indianapolis Museum of Art, Courtesy of The Clowes Fund, C10007.

Every painting has a story under its surface. This exhibition will feature paintings with important clues hidden underneath their surfaces that curators, conservators, and conservation scientists have used to better understand the paintings.

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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What Lies Beneath Indianapolis Museum of Art 4000 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN