How to treat a Sleeping Venus

Let’s be honest, nobody likes doing house chores. But if you’ve got 750 original masterpieces of priceless art, you’re probably going to wanna make sure they don’t get dusty. We discovered these pics of what goes on behind the scenes at the Old Masters Picture Gallery in Dresden, Germany. Above, Giorgione’s “Sleeping Venus” is getting vacuumed. In addition to cleaning, certain works and even the frames themselves have to be restored or repaired. Here’re a couple of frames getting the royal treatment. Those’re a little bigger than even the Big Picture Framing staff is used to.

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