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1944 (Damage to Nemi Castle) - On May 31, 1944, Allied forces bombed the town of Nemi, driving out the Nazi forces. Unfortunately the foundation of the Castle suffered extensive damages as well as the nearby Museo delle Navi Romane.
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Date: 1944-01-01
1944 (Eugenia's Niece Weds Russian Prince)- On December 16th, Eugenia's niece Maria Theresa marries Russian Prince Alexis Alexander Droutzkoy at St. Patrick's Cathedral in NYC and becomes Princess Alexis Droutzkoy.
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Date: 1944-01-01
1945-1957 (War Refugees Occupy Castle) - People displaced by the war move into the Castle.
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Date: 1945-01-01
1963 (Dedication of University Library) Villanova University Library is rededicated in honor of the late Rev. Daniel P. Falvey, O.S.A. (who passes in 1962) who had devoted nearly half his life to the library. Rev. Falvey founded the "Friends of Villanova Library" committee to raise funds for the building; Eugenia Ruspoli and the Droutzkoy family were active members.
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Date: 1963-01-01
2001 (Death of Eugenia's Grandson) - Eugenia's grandson, Alexis Droutzkoy Jr. (born 1956 in NY) dies on January 15th. Triumph of David briefly examined and deemed a possible insurance loss.
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Date: 2001-01-01
2013 (Death of Eugenia's Niece) - Eugenia's adopted niece Maria Theresa Alexis Droutzkoy dies at the age of 71.
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Date: 2004-01-01
September 2013 (Start of Conservation/Examination)- Conservation treatment begins on the Triumph of David performed by professional conservators from the University of Delaware
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Date: 2013-01-01
Completed filling and toning losses throughout the entire composition. Prepared silicone molds and wax-resin paste to impart texture in large areas of loss.
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Date: 2014-11-01
Completed filling and toning losses throughout the entire composition. Prepared silicone molds and wax-resin paste to impart texture in large areas of loss.
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Date: 2014-11-03
A clear silicone casting material was prepared before applying the silicone to the surface of the painting.
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Date: 2014-11-07
The silicone is applied in a thin layer over designated areas of the painting using a rubber roller and mylar. After a 24 hour period the silicone cures and can be carefully peeled away from the surface, providing a perfect reverse of craquelure patterns and brush strokes.
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Date: 2014-11-07
Continued using silicone molds and wax-resin paste to impart texture in large areas of loss.
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Date: 2014-12-01
Continued using silicone molds and wax-resin paste to impart texture in large areas of loss.
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Date: 2014-12-01
A mixture of pigment, waxes, and resin are made into a soft paste, that can then be applied atop large areas of loss that have already been filled with Modostuc. Once the wax-resin has dried edges of the fill can be carefully cleaned using a scalpel (Pictured Here: Project interns Keara Teeter and Serena Vella)
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Date: 2014-12-07