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Portrait of Louis XV, Van Loo Workshop, 18th century, Castle of St Bonnet les Oules, France

Multiple overpaints are present, signs of a former restoration operation which must now be renewed : numerous liftings of pictorial material threaten the good conservation of the work and its durability...

Portrait of Louis XV, Van Loo Workshop, Castle of St Bonnet les Oules, France

association conservation restauration sauvegarde œuvres peintes d'art patrimoine en péril muses et art

Multiple overpaints are present, signs of a former restoration operation which must now be renewed : numerous liftings of pictorial material threaten the good conservation of the work and its durability...

Icon, Madonna and Child with Riza of metal, 19th century, Museum of Notre-Dame de Marceille, France

The reconstruction of a puzzle...

Opposite photos of the work with and without its Riza : the painting and its wooden support, both in a very advanced state of deterioration, are attacked by fungi and xylophagous insects, the pictorial material is no longer attached to its support, the lose paint has moved... 

The reconstruction of a puzzle...

Opposite photos of the work with and without its Riza : the painting and its wooden support, both in a very advanced state of deterioration, are attacked by fungi and xylophagous insects, the pictorial material is no longer attached to its support, the lose paint has moved... 

Icon, Madonna and Child with Riza of metal, 19th century, Museum of Notre-Dame de Marceille, France

Photos of the work with and without its Riza

Portrait of The Dauphin of France, Van Loo Workshop, 18th century, Castle of St Bonnet les Oules, France

The face of the subject, which has been completely overpainted, is unrecognizable after an old and abusive restoration operation, while the original coloured layer, which has been weakened, is lifting, threatening an irremediable loss of material...

association conservation restauration sauvegarde œuvres peintes d'art patrimoine en péril muses et art
St-Bonnet-les-oules association conservation restauration sauvegarde œuvres peintes d'art patrimoine en péril muses et art

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