Jacobean Restoration, England(20 images)
The art expert, picture-dealer and BBC 1's Fake or Fortune presenter Philip Mould talks about bringing an old house back to life as if it were a portrait in need of restoration. "You have to peel back the layers to get to the original," he says. The dilemma facing Mould and his wife, Catherine, was how far to strip it back and what repairs to embark on? The meticulous restoration of their 17th century 'miniature' manor house is testimony to the lengths to which the couple went to...