The Last of England, by Ford Madox Brown

Restoring the Masters

... paintings here in the museum that show overall patterns of ageing cracks and then specific areas of drying cracks, and ... Ginny - What's the difference between drying cracks and ageing cracks? Sally - Superficially, you can see a ... which occurred at much earlier stage in the painting's ageing when the painting is drying and is still a quite ...