After the room is prepared, the frame and stretcher for A Bacchic Procession with Silenus are constructed on-site. The drawing, mounted on linen, is unrolled and placed in the frame. National Gallery conservators and art handlers prepare to lift the framed drawing and position it on the wall.

From left: David Smith and Tom Schiefelbein, office of the registrar; Hugh Phibbs and Jay Krueger, department of conservation.

Photograph Rob Shelley, department of design and installation, National Gallery of Art
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