Watercolours. 18th – 20th Century. Examples of light and framing damage. Preventative and practical conservation
Watercolours- 18th, 19th, 20th Century
Examples of light damage, acidic mount board stains.
Preventative and practical conservation treatment of watercolours.
Date completed : 30 August 2020 Duration : 12 Weeks
Removal of watercolour papers from acidic mount boards.
Reduction of staining, foxing marks.
Limitations of cleaning or restoration treatment. sample of permanently faded pigment -indigo in sky
Knowledge and understanding of historical papers and pigments. (fugitive, fragile and permanent)