Issues in the conservation of paintings /

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Imprint:Los Angeles : Getty Conservation Institute, c2004.
Description:xvii, 581 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Language:English
Series:Readings in conservation
Subject:Painting -- Conservation and restoration -- Sources.
Painting -- Conservation and restoration.
Sources.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5582758
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Other authors / contributors:Bomford, David.
Leonard, Mark, 1954-
Getty Conservation Institute.
ISBN:0892367806 (hardcover)
0892367814 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 549-559) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Memoirs / Neri di Bicci
  • 2. On the restoration of The circumcision by Signorelli / Giorgio Vasari
  • 3. Instructions for the restoration of a painting by Rogier van der Weyden / Philip II of Spain
  • 4. Lives of the illustrious Netherlandish and German painters / Karel van Mander
  • 5. Rubens's mission to Spain in 1603 / Michael Jaffe
  • 6. Notes on cleaning / Theodore Turquet de Mayerne
  • 7. The mellowing effects of time / Joseph Addison
  • 8. The destructive effects of time / William Hogarth
  • 9. Advice on the restoration of the Spanish king's paintings / Jean Ranc
  • 10. Letter to the Gentleman's magazine / Anonymous
  • 11. Comments on restoration / Joshua Reynolds
  • 12. Report on the work of a Spanish restorer / Francisco de Goya
  • 13. On the preservation of pictures / Henry Mogford
  • 14. On Turner's recent works / John Ruskin
  • 15. Edgar Degas and his restorer / Ambroise Vollard
  • 16. Letters to his restorer / J. A. M. Whistler
  • 17. The aesthetics of restoration / Kenneth Clark
  • 18. On conserving Rembrandt's paintings / Johannes Hell
  • 19. Comment on a painting by Abbott Thayer / John Walsh
  • 20. An accidence, or gamut, of painting in oil and water colours / Julius Caesar Ibbetson
  • 21. On the restoration of the royal paintings of Venice / Giovanni O'Kelly Edwards and Pietro Edwards
  • 22. Report from the Select Committee on the National Gallery / Select Committee on the National Gallery (London)
  • 23. Dirt and pictures separated, in the works of the old masters / Henry Merritt
  • 24. The cleaning of old paintings / Leo van Puyvelde
  • 25. The cleaning of paintings : problems and potentialities / Helmut Ruhemann
  • 26. History of restoration / Alessandro Conti
  • 27. Who needs a conservator? / John Brealey
  • 28. The display of paintings in public galleries / Herbert Lank
  • 29. The art of painting in oil and in fresco / Jean-Francois-Leonor Merimee
  • 30. Preservation of pictures / Richard Redgrave and Samuel Redgrave
  • 31. Volpato manuscript : preliminary observations / Mary P. Merrifield
  • 32. Venetian methods / Charles Lock Eastlake
  • 33. Ultra-violet rays and their use in the examination of works of art / James J. Rorimer
  • 34. Art criticism from a laboratory / Alan Burroughs
  • 35. The preparation and study of paint cross-sections / Joyce Plesters
  • 36. The technique of the "Flemish primitives" / Paul Coremans
  • 37. Magilphs and mysteries / John Gage
  • 38. Rembrandt : the painter at work / Ernst van de Wetering
  • 39. Polite arts / Robert Salmon
  • 40. On the modes of strengthening panels by Ledges or Battens / Charles Lock Eastlake
  • 41. Hand-book for the preservation of pictures / Henry Mogford
  • 42. The transfer of an oil painting from a panel onto canvas / Ulisse Forni
  • 43. The lining cycle / Westby Percival-Prescott
  • 44. Relining of easel oil painting with sturgeon glue / Yashkina Larisa Ivanovna
  • 45. The first transfer at the Louvre in 1750 : Andrea del Sarto's La Charite / Gilberte Emile-Male
  • 46. Of mending and cleaning pictures and paintings / Robert Dossie
  • 47. The art of restoration / Vicente Polero y Toledo
  • 48. Restoration of the paintings of the Louvre / Frederic Villot
  • 49. Manual for the painter-restorer / Ulisse Forni
  • 50. The idea of the perfect restorer / Giovanni Secco-Suardo
  • 51. On oil paint and the conservation of painting galleries using the procedure of regeneration / Max von Pettenkofer
  • 52. Should missing areas of paintings be completed and what would be the best way to do so? / Victor Bauer-Bolton
  • 53. The aesthetic and historical aspects of the presentation of damaged pictures / Twentieth International Congress of the History of Art, Princeton
  • 54. The idea of patina and the cleaning of paintings / Paul Philippot
  • 55. The crucifix by Cimabuc / Umberto Baldini and Ornella Casazza
  • 56. Long lost relations and new found relativities : issues in the cleaning of paintings / Gerry Hedley
  • 57. Some picture cleaning controversies : past and present / Sheldon Keck
  • 58. The first cleaning controversy at the National Gallery, 1846-1853 / Jaynie Anderson
  • 59. Antipathy to picture restorations / Henry Merritt
  • 60. Interview with George Lance / Select Committee on the National Gallery (London)
  • 61. Restoration of the paintings of the Louvre : response to an article by Mr. Frederic Villot / Emile Galichon
  • 62. "Restoration" : the doom of pictures and sculpture / Abbott Thayer
  • 63. Storm over Velazquez / Anonymous
  • 64. An exhibition of cleaned pictures / Philip Hendy
  • 65. Dark varnishes : variations on a theme from Pliny / Ernst Gombrich
  • 66. Dark varnishes - some further comments / Joyce Plesters
  • 67. Crimes against the cubists / John Richardson
  • 68. "Crimes against the cubists" : an exchange / Letters to the New York Review of Books.