Painting restoration for dummies

Painting restoration for dummies We all know those well-meant advices of granny from the good old days. You can also find many websites on internet on how to restore or clean a painting yourself. These advices vary from using an onion, potato, water with a little soap to using alcohol. Although all these products may have some properties they may help to improve the quality of a painting visibly, the chances [...]

By |2017-07-08T17:53:02+02:001 August 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Rembrandt and the ethics of painting restoration

Rembrandt and the ethics of painting restoration   The Rembrandts are coming home! In the past months the media have been full of it. The marriage portraits of Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit will return to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Two absolute master paintings of Rembrandt. Two of the most wanted and less exhibited paintings of Rembrandt. The portraits were part of a private collection and have been shown to the [...]

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