Image 1: “Yarmouth Jetty”
This recently discovered and affirmed Constable has had yellow varnish and overpaint
removed. Analysis has revealed overpaint that was changing the composition. X-ray images show the reuse of the canvas, the present sea scape painted over two portraits.
Image 2: “Storm”
Before treatment, normal light
Other works by Constable restored by the studio have featured in the popular BBC programme ” Fake or Fortune”, for a clip please see: https://simongillespie.com/new-2016/new-2016/videos/