A Changing Art
Nineteenth-Century Painting Practice and Conservation
Editors Nicola CostarasKate LowryHelen GlanvillePippa BalchVictoria SutcliffePolly Saltmarsh
Paintings made in the 19th century are an extremely diverse group, and have frequently been found to present particular challenges to the conservator. These papers (which were presented at the British Association of Paintings Conservator-Restorers’ conference A Changing Art: Nineteenth-Century Painting Practice and Conservation) explore the reasons for the complexity and the changes that took places in the materiality of painting in the period. Both nineteenth-century conservation concerns and present day conservation treatments of nineteenth-century paintings are examined; technical examination, documentary sources and accurate reconstructions all contribute here to a greater understanding of the practices and materials employed by nineteenth-century painters.
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Dimensions 174 x 246mm
Illustrations 86 colour; 36 half tone
Published August 2017