The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya is located in the Palau Nacional of Montjuïc, constructed for the International Exposition of 1929. In 1934 it opened its doors as the Museu d'Art de Catalunya, bringing together the medieval collection. Subsequently, in 1995, then as the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, the new rooms of Romanesque art were inaugurated, and in a successive way the public presentation of the collection was extended, a process that ended in 2004 with the integration of modern art.
This museum is hosting the world’s famous and very important collection of Romanesque art, 11th to 13th centuries, is made up of an exceptional set of mural paintings and a rich collection of panel paintings, the biggest and oldest in Europe. The outstanding metalwork is noteworthy, as well as the sculptures in wood and stone, in which it is worth highlighting the descent from the cross and the majesty pieces.
It takes the following stages:
1. The painting is cleaned
2. An isolating agent is applied
3. The detachment cloth are stuck with organic glue
4. The canvases are detached from the wall
5. The fragments are cleaned and prepared
6. the adhesive is prepared (calcium caseinate)
7. The transfer cloths are stuck to the back of the piece
8. The detachment cloths are removed
9. A rigid support is prepared
10. The reversibility stratum is put in place
11. The painting is installed on the new support
12. The original painting ready to be exhibited