Interactions of water with paintings /

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Imprint:London : Archetype Publications in association with the Icon Paintings Group, 2019.
Description:ix, 121 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Subject:Painting -- Conservation and restoration.
Painting -- Conservation and restoration.
Künstlerisches Material
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Clarricoates, Rhiannon, editor.
Dowding, Helen, editor.
Wright, Adèle, editor.
Institute of Conservation. Paintings Group.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgements
  • The conservation legacy of the flood of 1966: the experience of the Opificio delle Pietre Dure in Florence through the restoration of The Last Supper by Giorgio Vasari
  • Twenty-five years after the Perth Museum and Art Gallery flood: reflections
  • The conservation of two water-sensitive, 14th-century Italian fresco fragments by Spinello Aretino, previously treated and displayed as easel paintings in the 19th century
  • The challenges of reconstructing water-damaged paint layers on painted wooden paneling
  • Oil-based paint under a layer of water: a rare miniature painting technique from the 18th century
  • The application of water-based cleaning systems in the treatment of George Stubbs' wax paintings
  • Methodology for monitoring the impact of moisture on lined canvas paintings in historic houses
  • Bulging in wax-resin impregnated canvas paintings
  • Paintings affected by mould at the Palace of Westminster
  • Edvard Munch's monumental Aula paintings: a review of soiling and surface cleaning issues and the search for new solutions
  • 'It is a formal problem to represent water, to describe water, because it can be anything': watery subjects, media, materials and conservation solutions for paintings by David Hockney
  • Using high molecular weight polysaccharides to clean vinyl paintings: a case study on a mixed-media contemporary artwork and experimental tests