Gianfranco Pocobene dusting the sculpture of Moses with a vacuum, detail, beard of Moses, during dust removal

Cleaning tests

Conservators removed heavy layers of dust with brushes and vacuums. This enabled a thorough examination, and dramatically improved the appearance of the murals.
1. Gianfranco Pocobene dusting the sculpture of Moses with a vacuum (1999 photo)
2. Detail, beard of Moses, during dust removal
(1999 photo)
The Triumph of Religion