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Jenny Lind
Francis Bicknell Carpenter
Oil on canvas, 1852
National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Eleanor Morein Foster in honor of First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton

Condition: A dark and yellow varnish covered the surface of the portrait. Extensive paint losses were present along the right side of the painting.

Treatment: Discolored varnish was removed. Paint losses were filled and inpainted. A protective varnish coating was applied to the surface.
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