Tag Archives: Conservation of canvas painting

Treating the back of a canvas painting

Reports and write-ups on “Conservation of a canvas paintings” generally skip or very slightly mention the problems (and their treatment) at the back of a canvas painting. We need to understand that back represents the health of the canvas support on which the paint layer is resting. Dust/dirt has a tendency to collect on the…

Dicovering the real Picture by removing dark layers of grime and varnish

a little portion of an old oil painting is being cleared off the grime and varnish to expose the actual paint layer intended by the artist http://heritagepreservationatelier.com/2013/05/16/dicovering-the-real-picture-by-removing-dark-layers-of-grime-and-varnish/#comment-12