Cambridge Painting-Conservation-Restoration

http://www.painting-conservation-restoration.co.uk

We undertake work for several museums, Cambridge colleges, the Council for the Care of Churches, and private collections, large and small

 

Collection Survey

A record, including photographs, to assess the condition of the collection, with recommendations for treatment.

 

Preventative Care

Initial treatment to protect paintings which may have been neglected, to include the following: environmental monitoring and control, surface cleaning, cleaning of verso, securing paint layers, revarnishing, mending tears, securing of canvas properly to the stretcher, proper frame installation, backing of paintings, filling of losses and in painting.

 

Conservation Restoration

Some paintings may require full conservation-restoration treatment, which may include the following: varnish removal, dry lining, strip-lining.

 

Large Paintings

We have experience of collecting and working on larger pictures.

 

Collection Management

A rolling programme for the care and maintenance of art collections.

 

Pigment Analysis

Microscopy and chemical analysis of cross-sections of paint. Paintings can also be X-rayed.

 

Frame Conservation

Small frame repairs can be made by us. Larger frame conservation projects can be arranged.

 

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