Conservation of Easel Paintings is the 1st finished textual content at the heritage, philosophy, and strategies of remedy of easel work that mixes either concept with perform.
With contributions from a world staff of specialists and interviews with vital artists, this quantity presents an all-encompassing consultant to precious heritage wisdom in technical artwork background, artists' fabrics, medical tools of exam and documentation, with sections that current various techniques and strategies for therapy, together with consolidation, lining, cleansing, retouching, and varnishing. The ebook concludes with a bit that includes problems with preventive conservation, garage, transport, exhibition, lights, issues of safety, and public outreach.
Conservation of Easel Paintings is an important source within the education of conservation scholars and may offer generations of practising work conservators and artwork historians, curators, administrators, creditors, buyers, artists, and scholars of artwork and paintings historical past with precious details and guidance.
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