RESTORATION OF DAMAGED OIL PAINTINGS
One of the most common oil painting restoration tasks we perform for clients is surface cleaning. When we surface clean an oil painting we use a variety of methods to carefully remove yellowed varnish, soot, nicotine and other surface dirt from the delicate oil paint.
example of oil painting restoration
When it arrived at the studio the oil paint had dried out and begun to flake off the canvas. The canvas also had several tears.
After undertaking surface analysis in the studio we stabilised and reconditioned the paintwork, removed the yellowed varnish, re-lined the torn canvas,surface cleaned and restored the paintwork. Once this was completed we applied a coat of new varnish.