Graduate Catalog 2016-2017
TECHNOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF PAINTINGS II
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CNS620 and 621; co-requisite with CNS623.The theory and practice of conserving easel paintings is examined in detail. Topics include treatment proposal ethics and design, aqueous and solvent based cleaning systems, resins and solvents used for consolidation, mechanics and dynamics of canvas paintings and support systems, humidification and lining treatments, varnishes and varnishing techniques and color matching theory and its application to in-painting.
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