Saturday, July 16, 2011
Sneak Peak In The Art Conservation Lab This Week
Art conservation treatments this week in the lab show handling large paintings and working on the hot table.
Large paintings need special handling to make sure the paint is not stressed (this is a 3' diameter tube):
and... doing structural work on two paintings. The closest one needed previous restorations removed and then a new "lining" to correct and stabilize cracking. The second did not require undoing previous restorations but needed a consolidation and warmth to stabilize flaking.
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