- To protect a massive 18th century oil painting from physical damage and ultraviolet light during exhibition, while providing an optimal viewing experience.
Optium Museum Acrylic®
Safeguards against injury and damage to artwork and visitors. This product is ideal for valuable works, high traffic areas, works that travel, and public event spaces.
Acrylic is half the weight of glass; Ideal for large, heavy projects and works that travel.
99% UV blocking
Protects the painting from the most damaging light wavelengths, helping prevent fading and degradation.
Allows viewers to see the painting rather than distracting reflections.
Anti-static protection exceeds that of glass
Immediately eliminates static charge. Makes for safer, easier framing and less cleaning.
A durable hard coat protects against scratches from cleaning and general exposure to the public.
Full-length portrait of Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson as the hero of the Battle of the Nile, 1 August 1798, probably painted at the Neapolitan court in Palermo in 1799.
- Accession number: 1994.0018.000001
- For more information on the painting, click here.