- Pressemitteilung BoxID 498066
Crown Fine Art successfully moves the Vermeer masterpiece Girl with a Pearl Earring
- On June 19, 2014, Crown Fine Art, the world's first integrated, international fine art logistics supplier, handled the transportation and installation of Johannes Vermeer's masterpiece, Girl with a Pearl Earring.
The painting, which uses a pearl earring as a focal point, has been a part of a collection in the Mauritshuis gallery since 1902.
The gallery, which is based in The Hague, has spent the last two years renovating its magnificent, seventeenth century, building - including connecting an adjacent building and doubling its exhibition space.
During this time, the heart of the collection and one of the most iconic works of art in the Netherlands, Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring, traveled across the world, accompanied by a number of other important artworks.
Over the last two years, Crown Fine Art has taken care of packing, crating and shipping the traveling exhibition. Crown's team of experts has now collected all the works of art and brought them back to their newly-renovated home, solving some very difficult problems along the way!
On June 19, the Mauritshuis hung Girl with a Pearl Earring back on its wall, assisted by Crown Fine Art's specialist care and expertise.
The museum has now reopened to the public.
Crown Worldwide GmbH
Crown Fine Art ensures the safe transportation and handling of works of art worldwide. For the world's museums, art galleries, auction houses and private collectors, Crown provides secure transportation, storage, installation and de-installation services - a complete wall-to-wall service. Caring for works of art requires special skills and real commitment from everyone. At the heart of Crown Fine Art are specialists with a dedication and passion for the fine art business - everyone involved has the skills and experience to ensure the safety of the art in their care. Coordinating touring exhibitions, transporting individual works or whole collections, and providing the highest standards of conservation and care, Crown makes it easier for everyone to transport art safely around the world.
Crown Fine Art is part of the Crown Worldwide Group, established in 1965 and headquartered in Hong Kong.
Crown Fine Art - Sharing the passion - www.crownfineart.com
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