A Louvre Treasure: Awakening Apollo (2004)

Genres - Visual Arts  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |  
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Witness the remarkable restoration of the Louvre Museum's Apollo Gallery as filmmaker Jérôme Prieur documents the efforts of sixty specialists in reversing the effects of grime and water damage on two centuries of French art. Performed over the course of three years, this arduous restoration found experts faced with the formidable task of restoring an extensive series of paintings by everyone from Eugene Delacroix to Charles Le Brun.