photograph of the scroll
before the start of the restoration
2020 cleaning and remounting of kanō hōgai's eternal holy age
the large scroll needs a remounting. bubbles had formed and many creases create the risk of breaks in the paper. the painting and the fabrics of the mounting are stained.
all parts are cleaned and washed.
the farics of the mounting are reused and newly arranged to cut away the discolorations and match better the pattern in the several parts.
the scroll is shortened.