The Benefits of having a Painting Restored

A professionally restored painting retains its current monetary value The original colour and composition of the work will be reinstated The painting’s aesthetics are preserved for generations to come One has the pleasure of enjoying the artist’s true intention A potential buyer will have no reason to question the work’s price Restoration means preserving a […]

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The Cleaning of Paintings

According to the dictionary restoration means “the act or process of returning something to its original condition by repairing, cleaning, stabilising or consolidating it.” Restoration means bringing back something that had existed before. The cleaning of a work of art is an important part of the entire restoration process. A variety of substances can obscure the […]

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On Value – Monetary and Sentimental

What is the value of a Work of Art ? If an artist sneezes into a piece of paper and someone is prepared to pay a Million Dollars for it, then its value is one Million Dollars. Value, measured in a monetary sense, relating to works of art is somehow a miraculous number pulled out […]

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Over painted paintings

_______________________________________________________________________________________________ Early cases of plastic surgery Rejuvenation As we all know, hair, make up, fashion and taste change over the years.It does not happen very often, but ever now and again one of these “improved” cases comes along. Here someone disliked the original looks of the woman portrayed.The area of the face was completely over-painted […]

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