Paintings

Restoration Of Antique, modern and contemporary

  • We have professional painting 
restoration experts 
in

    • Conservation and restoration of paintings on canvas (linen, cotton, silk, twill , etc.)
    • Conservation and restoration of paintings on copper, tin, brass, etc.
    • Conservation and restoration of paintings on paper
    • Conservation and restoration of paintings on leather

     

Our main objective is to prioritize conservation work over the restoration, which slows the deterioration and minimizes damage, and return it, as far as possible, to its original appearance.

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  • 1.

    Conservation and restoration treatment for wood paintings:

    • Identifying the support and studying the causes of deterioration.
    • Disinfestation treatments (woodworm, termite, etc..) and disinfection (mould)
    • Chemical cleansing of the paint layer, with solvents or gels, respecting the original patinas.
    • Consolidation of wood
    • Carpentry (treatment of warping, grafts, board clamping, etc..)
    • Filling losses. Varnishing. Advice on conserving the work.
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    Conservation and restoration treatment for paintings on fabric supports (linen cloths and / or cotton, silk, twill, etc.) and leather:

    • Identifying the support and studying the causes of deterioration
    • Eliminating  deformation on the support (swelling,dents, etc.)
    • Thumbnail patching and grafts sewing of tears and cuts.Reinforcing the edges of the support bands
    • Relining support (reinforcing badly damaged and fragile supports)
    • Changing or repairing stretchers.
    • Fixing of the layers
    • Mechanical and chemical cleansing, respecting the original patina
    • Filling losses.Varnishing
    • Advice on conserving the work.
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    Treatment for paintings on copper support:

    • Identification of the material (composition of the preparation, pigments, binders and protective layer)
    • Fixing of raised areas and blisters in the layers of varnish , paint preparation
    • Mechanical cleansing
    • Scalpel tip elimination of insect excrement or other foreign bodies (drops of paint, wax, etc.)
    • Chemical cleansing of the paint layer, with solvents or gels, respecting the original patinas
    • Coating  of  layer losses
    • Pictorial reintegration of losses
    • Final protection
    • Advice on conserving the work