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A Closer Look: Conservation of Paintings

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A Closer Look is the new series title for the updated and refreshed National Gallery Pocket Guide range. The series has been enhanced with a stronger format, attractive design, new photography, and additional information. The philosophy of modern conservation is different from that of previous eras: the emphasis now is on long-term stabilization by methods that alter the structure of a painting as little as possible. Nevertheless, if paintings are obscured by discolored varnishes and old repaints, they are cleaned, and ...

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A Closer Look: Conservation of Paintings
2009, National Gallery London, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781857094411

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