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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Striped pigments?

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paintings conservation , inpainting , conservation paints , pigments

No, it’s just the morning sun hitting our jars of dry pigments through the blinds, a brief exposure that does no harm.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Going, going, gone!

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conservation , paintings conservation , neapolitan , still lifes , CAMConservation , inpainting , hidden_paintings

The large Neapolitan still-life is back — with a new look.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Overpainting vs. inpainting

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Thomas Wilmer Dewing , Maria Oakey Dewing , inpainting , overpaint , retouching , paintings conservation , conservation , behind the scenes

Conservation of this painting on wood panel by the Dewing husband-and-wife team was undertaken because the retouching on the painting had discolored.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: A different kind of flyspeck!

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paintings , conservation , inpainting , Isaak Soreau , flemish still life , flyspecks , insects

Sometimes our paintings conservator might find an ancient flyspeck on a painting.