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John Nott Sartorius


Title: Finding the Scent
Acc. No.: I-sang 1668

TREATMENT CARRIED OUT

  • The small tear in the area of the hat of the left figure was repaired and patched (lightweight polyester and Beva Film, nap bond).
  • The surface dirt and discoloured varnish was removed following tests.
  • The back was cleaned and the keys were secured.
  • An isolating conservation varnish was applied.
  • Losses were filled, textured and sealed.
  • In-painting was carried out.
  • A final varnish was applied.
  • The painting re-secured in the frame using flexible brass plates.

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Click the image for a view of: Whole front, before treatment
Whole front, before treatment
Click the image for a view of: Whole back, before treatment
Whole back, before treatment
Click the image for a view of: Whole front, during treatment
Whole front, during treatment
Click the image for a view of: After treatment
After treatment
Posted: 2014/12/03 (09:00:00 AM)

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