Philip Klausmeyer conducting cleaning tests, test area

Cleaning tests

To address sooty grime and discolored wax coatings on the murals, conservators tested small areas of each mural with various specially designed cleaning solutions. The aim was to find a cleaning solution that would remove grime and wax without damaging the underlying paint.
1. Philip Klausmeyer conducting cleaning tests
(1999 photo)
2. Test area on Messianic Era (1999 photo)
The Triumph of Religion