Conservation of Easel Paintings

Conservation of Easel Paintings

by Joyce Hill Stoner
     
 

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Conservation of Easel Paintings is the first comprehensive text on the history, philosophy, and methods of treatment of easel paintings that combines both theory with practice.

With contributions from an international group of experts and interviews with important artists, this volume provides an all-encompassing guide to necessary

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Conservation of Easel Paintings is the first comprehensive text on the history, philosophy, and methods of treatment of easel paintings that combines both theory with practice.

With contributions from an international group of experts and interviews with important artists, this volume provides an all-encompassing guide to necessary background knowledge in technical art history, artists' materials, scientific methods of examination and documentation, with sections that present varying approaches and methods for treatment, including consolidation, lining, cleaning, retouching, and varnishing. The book concludes with a section featuring issues of preventive conservation, storage, shipping, exhibition, lighting, safety issues, and public outreach.

Conservation of Easel Paintings is a crucial resource in the training of conservation students and will provide generations of practicing paintings conservators and interested art historians, curators, directors, collectors, dealers, artists, and students of art and art history with invaluable information and guidance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136000416
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/15/2013
Series:
Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
928
File size:
13 MB
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Meet the Author

Joyce Hill Stoner is the Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Material Culture at the University of Delaware. She has taught painting conservation for the Winterthur-UD graduate program since 1976 and also heads the doctoral program in Preservation Studies. She has written more than 80 publications and has won awards for scholarship and teaching from the AIC, CAA, and Heritage Preservation.

Rebecca Anne Rushfield, a graduate of the NYU Conservation Center, is a New-York-City-based conservation consultant with a particular interest in the history and literature of the field. She is active in the work of the American Institute for Conservation and the ICOM Committee for Conservation and was a recipient of the Rutherford J. Gettens Award for outstanding service to the AIC.

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