A Month in the Country

A theory of criticism, a theory of art restoration if it comes to that. The problem is not so theoretical, it happens all the time.

Great works of art come to light, as this one does, by patient restoring or some critic’s insight, no matter how long they have lain under a cloud of misunderstanding and whatnot.

Certain unimportant considerations are given due weight in the account of a fifteenth-century fresco uncovered in Oxgodsby.