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Archives for January 2016 | Strazza Art Restoration

Posts made in January, 2016

Rebuilding and image for restoration

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Rebuilding and image for restoration

Sometimes it’s just got to be rebuilt! We got this image in and the customer wanted the sailor on the right to be one his own in the photograph. It was just a 2″ section of a photograph, and as you can see we had little to work with, but it came together pretty nice anyway. The sailor was a family member, of whom very few photographs were taken at this time, so we need to make this one count. Anyway, the image below shows what we were working with (left) and the resulting photograph (right)....

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Beautiful old Russian painting restored

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Beautiful old Russian painting restored

This nice painting from Russia was brought to us for restoration. It was quite old and very delicate. It had yellowed over the years and was in need of some loving care. We were happy to see this one come alive and vibrant again, without loosing it’s sense of history, or what we often call “age appropriate” look. The customer was very happy! Here are some before and after photos of this restoration. Before restoration.   Beginning stages of cleaning.   After restoration....

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Old Oil Portrait Restored

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Old Oil Portrait Restored

This painting came to us in pretty bad shape. It had at one time been rolled up and probably shipped in a non protective way. It was cracked, and folded in many places, which ruined the paint. The entire surface of this painting suffered one problem or another, all in all, quite a problem. We had a lot to do with this one, but it came out really nice, and the customer was pleasantly surprised and quite happy. We also re-stretched this one so it was more secure than before. Here are some before and after shots of this restoration. Before restoration and un-stretched.   Details of...

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Navy Sailor Portrait Restored

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Navy Sailor Portrait Restored

This nice photo came to us in need of restoration. It is a nice 11×14 black and white with a little color added. It was cracked, and yellowing. Here is a small before and after of this restoration....

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