Posts made in 2018

Restoring Patched painting

Posted in Art Restoration

Restoring Patched painting

This painting came to us with a previous restoration. Unfortunately the restoration was done improperly with small canvas patches glued on the back (with animal hide glue) to repair rips in the canvas. Glue is not a good thing and causes problems for future restorations.   Painting before restoration   Canvas back showing the glued areas after we removed the canvas patches. The glue unfortunately went straight through to the paint and could not be removed.   Back of canvas after relining.   Showing damage on the front of the painting.   Showing damage on front of...

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Beautiful seascape with tear restored

Posted in Art Restoration

Beautiful seascape with tear restored

This beautiful seascape oil painting came to use with a large tear in the canvas. It also needed some cleaning, but the tear was the big problem. It is an old painting which was also somewhat brittle and delicate. A relining was needed to bring some stability back and make it more feasible to repair the...

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