Conservation & Restauration of paintings

 

Everything of value needs a loving hand...

It must be cared for, maintained and ultimately repaired.

Often paintings have a hard life, they are exposed to temperature fluctuations,

varying humidity, dust, insects etc.

Restauration:​

  • ​Cleaning of surface, I.e. nicotine, dust and insects

  • ​Removal of old and yellowed varnish​

  • Reaffixing of detached paint​

  • Repair of damaged areas, such as holes, cracks and deformation of canvas

    • Retouching missing colour layer​​

    • Re-stretch or re-line canvases/ support ​

An example of repair of damaged areas, such as holes, cracks and deformation of canvas

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