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The Conservation of Easel Paintings free pdf 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.

About Joyce Hill Stoner

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 aarecipient of the Rutherford J. Gettens Award for outstanding service to the AIC.

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Author : Joyce Hill Stoner
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
Data Published : 25 September 2012
ISBN : 0750681993
EAN : 9780750681995
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 928 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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