Painting Conservation, Part 6

After successfully flattening distortions in the canvas using moisture and pressure I have introduced a heat-seal adhesive to consolidate the edges of the tears which are now nicely in alignment.

Facing tissue half-removed from left hand tear after treatment.

The picture has now been placed face up and the facing tissue has been carefully removed.

Jackson: Facing tissue removed.

The painting post tear is as follows:

The right hand side of the Jackson painting post-tear.

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Posted on 21/10/2010, in Conservation and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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