The City of Falling Angels - Chapter 14, "The Inferno Revisited" Summary & Analysis

John Berendt
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Chapter 14, "The Inferno Revisited" Summary

Chapter 14 opens with Berendt questioning Laura Migliori about her techniques to restore the six scenes from The Divine Comedy that remain in the Dante Room of the Fenice. Laura Migliori is an art conservator who has been hired to restore the six paintings that remained. She explains that in order to save the paintings, many steps are involved. The paintings, frescoes, have been separated from the walls in certain spots so it is necessary to cover the paintings with thin Japanese papers in order to prevent pieces from falling off, then injecting plaster into the spaces to secure it to the wall. After that, the paper will be removed and color samples will be taken. The paintings must be patted with a cleaning substance in order to clean the paintings. Migliori is unsure of what...

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