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3:41 pm
Sun December 19, 2010

Eakins' Masterpiece 'The Gross Clinic' Restored: An Inside Look at the Process

Eakins Masterpiece THE GROSS CLINIC Restored: An Inside Look at the Process

Philadelphia, PA – Thomas Eakins' THE GROSS CLINIC inspired a huge fundraising campaign to keep it in Phila., and has been restored for the first time in 50 years. WRTI's Susan Lewis looks at the restoration of the 1875 painting - the focus of a special exhibition at the Phila. Museum of Art until Jan. 9, 2011, and speaks with museum experts about the restoration process.