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RESTORATION OF AN AFRICAN MASK

This African Mask was carved out of one solid piece of wood. Size: 195 x 68.5 x 5 cm  Origin: Côte d’Ivoire Material: Painted Wood It had broken into three pieces. What first seemed to be a simple task of just reassembling, turned out to become a […]

AUTHENTICITY OF PAINTINGS

  Jean-Baptiste or James One day a client brought this painting in for restoration. The “Portrait of a Young Lady Being Kissed by a Bird”, oil on canvas, 53.2 x 38.5 cm The damage was a small hole in the shoulder of the young woman and a precarious […]