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PAINTING CONSERVATION

Bury St Edmunds Church

 

19th century oil painting on metal cleaning, revealing over-paint, painting and gilding.

During the course of history the painting had suffered from water damage, extensive restorations with unsympathetic unsightly old varnishes and naive retouching and over-painting.

 

The whole surface area was been cleaned and consolidated with areas of over-paint being removed to reveal details of original decoration. Damaged areas were touched in and minor regarding works carried out.

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