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Conservation Treatment of Artwork by Hans Sebald Beham

The Gallery & Collections Coordinator at an area university recently brought in a set of 14th century engravings created by Hans Sebald Beham. Like many works of art in need of the care and attention of a skilled conservator,…

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Analyzing Layers of Paintings with XRF

A short video from the Fitzwilliam Museum explaining XRF analysis applications in works of art on paper. The ability to view multiple layers of media and analyze their components is incredibly helpful in art conservation.…

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Getty Museum Safe After Fire

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2019-10-28/getty-fire-getty-center-museum-art-is-safe?fbclid=IwAR2m63nemD-QPT7pJ02VrXy0WCMXBqPTUbIYXMnbGvhVIZZlAwJ7lJm-v5Y…

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How Do You Frame Your Artwork Archivally?

Many of my clients ask me how to frame their treated works of art safely, so they will be adequately protected and last for many more years to come. I recommend finding a professional framer who will use wheat…

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Nature Illustrations

http://www.openculture.com/2017/11/two-million-wondrous-nature-illustrations-put-online-by-the-biodiversity-heritage-library.html?fbclid=IwAR1lTVCBjDUd0ir4-ZcXXWllCuyUwadVH6edANpv7gZrj-3Cn9EoB9ZudNE…

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Removing the Backing Board From a Work of Art on Paper

Do you have a drawing, painting or print that has been adhered to matte board?  Over time, matte board and other backing boards can become acidic, and the adhesive used to marry the art and backing board together can…