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The Restauration of paintings

Author: Knut Nicolaus; Christine Weatphal
Publisher: Cologne : Konemann, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Knut Nicolaus; Christine Weatphal
ISBN: 3895089222 9783895089220
OCLC Number: 934526438
Description: 422 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Wooden supports --
Formation of wood --
Structure of wood --
Cutting wood --
Properties of wooden supports --
Elasticity and structural strength --
Reactions to heating --
Controlling fungal and insect attacks --
Wood consolidation --
Gluing --
Straightening --
Splitting --
Renewing damaged supports --
Protective backings --
Hanging, exhibition --
Textile supports --
Types of damage and how they are caused --
General restoration operations --
Alternatives to ling --
Lining --
Marouflage --
Transfer --
Splitting --
Lining fabrics --
Interlayers --
Tools and equipment --
Adhesives for lining --
Materials for the substructure and superstructure --
Frames and working frames --
Paint layer --
Changes caused by painting techniques --
Craquelure --
Layer separation, binding agent failure --
Reattaching and securing separated --
Layers --
Filling --
Varnish --
Varnish application --
Varnish layer --
Surface dirt --
Other Titles: Restoration of paintings
Responsibility: Knut Nicolaus ; editor, Christine Westphal ; [translated from German by Judith Hayward].


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