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Issues in the conservation of paintings / edited by David Bomford, Mark Leonard.

Issues in the conservation of paintings / edited by David Bomford, Mark Leonard.
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ISBN 0892367806 (hardcover)
0892367814 (pbk.)
Title Issues in the conservation of paintings / edited by David Bomford, Mark Leonard.
Publisher &/or associated date/s Los Angeles : Getty Conservation Institute, 2004.
Description xvii, 581 p.
Series Readings in conservation v. 2
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I An Historical Miscellany -- Introduction -- Reading 1 Neri di Bicci Memoirs (ca. 1471) -- 2 Giorgio Vasari On the Restoration of Signorelli's Circumcision (1550) -- 3 Philip II of Spain Instructions for the Restoration of a Painting by Rogier van der Weyden (1576) -- 4 Karel van Mander On the Defacing of a Work by Hugo van der Goes (1603-04) -- 5 Michael Jaffé Rubens's Mission to Spain in 1603 -- 6 Theodore Turquet de Mayerne Notes on Cleaning (ca. 1641) -- 7 Joseph Addison The Mellowing Effects of Time (1711) -- 8 William Hogarth The Destructive Effects of Time (1753) -- 9 Jean Ranc Advice on the Restoration of the Spanish King's Paintings (1735) -- 10 Letter to The Gentleman's Magazine (1764) -- 11 Joshua Reynolds Comments on Restoration (1786) -- 12 Francisco de Goya Report on the Work of a Spanish Restorer (1801) -- 13 Henry Mogford On the Preservation of Pictures (1845) -- 14 John Ruskin On Turner's Recent Works (1846) -- 15 Ambroise Vollard Edgar Degas and His Restorer (1924) -- 16 J. A. M. Whistler Letters to His Restorer (1892) -- 17 Kenneth Clark The Aesthetics of Restoration (1938) -- 18 Johannes Hell On Conserving Rembrandt's Paintings (1957) -- 19 John Walsh Comment on a Painting by Abbott Thayer (2003) -- Part II History of the Profession -- Introduction -- Reading 20 Julius Caesar Ibbetson An Accidence, or Gamut, of Painting in Oil and Water Colours (1803) -- 21 Giovanni O'Kelly Edwards and Pietro Edwards On the Restoration of the Royal Paintings under the Venetian Government (1812, 1833) -- 22 Select Committee on the National Gallery, London Report from the Select Committee on the National Gallery (1853) -- 23 Henry Merritt Dirt and Pictures Separated, in the Works of the Old Masters (1854) -- 24 Léo van Puyvelde The Cleaning of Old Paintings (1932-33) -- 25 Helmut Ruhemann The Cleaning of Paintings: Problems and Potentialities (1968) -- 26 Alessandro Conti History of Restoration (1973) -- 27 John Brealey Who Needs a Conservator? (1983) -- 28 Herbert Lank The Display of Paintings in Public Galleries (1992) -- Part III Study of Artists' Materials and Techniques -- Introduction -- Reading 29 Jean-François-Léonor Mérimée The Art of Painting in Oil and in Fresco (1830) -- 30 Richard and Samuel Redgrave Preservation of Pictures (1866) -- 31 Mary Philadelphia Merrifield Volpato Manuscript: Preliminary Observations (1849) -- 32 Sir Charles Lock Eastlake Venetian Methods (1847) -- 33 James J. Rorimer Ultra-Violet Rays and Their Use in the Examination of Works of Art (1931) -- 34 Alan Burroughs Art Criticism from a Laboratory (1938) -- 35 Joyce Plesters The Preparation and Study of Paint Cross-Sections (1954) -- 36 Paul Coremans The Technique of the "Flemish Primitives" (1954) -- 37 John Gage Magilphs and Mysteries (1964) -- 38 Ernst van de Wetering Rembrandt: The Painter at Work (1997) -- Part IV Structural Interventions -- Introduction -- Reading 39 Robert Salmon Polite Arts (1797) -- 40 Sir Charles Lock Eastlake On the Modes of Strengthening Panels by Ledges or Battens (1847) -- 41 Henry Mogford ("Renovatus") Hand-Book for the Preservation of Pictures (1851) -- 42 Ulisse Forni The Transfer of an Oil Painting from a Panel onto Canvas (1866) -- 43 Westby Percival-Prescott The Lining Cycle (1974) -- 44 Yashkina Larisa Ivanovna Relining of Easel Oil Painting with Sturgeon Glue (1974) -- 45 Gilberte Émile-Mâle The First Transfer at the Louvre in 1750: Andrea del Sarto's Charité (1982) -- Part V Philosophical and Practical Approaches to Cleaning and Restoration -- Introduction -- Reading 46 Robert Dossie Of mending and cleaning pictures and paintings (1764) -- 47 Vicente Polero y Toledo The Art of Restoration (1855) -- 48 Frédéric Villot Restoration of the Paintings of the Louvre (1860) -- 49 Ulisse Forni Manual for the Painter-Restorer (1866) -- 50 Giovanni Secco-Suardo The Idea of the Perfect Restorer (1866) -- 51 Max von Pettenkofer On Oil Paint and the Conservation of Painting Galleries Using the Procedure of Regeneration (1902) -- 52 Victor Bauer-Bolton Should Missing Areas of Paintings Be Completed and What Would Be the Best Way to Do So? (1913) -- 53 The Princeton Congress The Aesthetic and Historical Aspects of the Presentation of Damaged Pictures (1963) -- 54 Paul Philippot The Idea of Patina and the Cleaning of Paintings (1966) -- 55 Umberto Baldini and Ornella Casazza The Crucifix by Cimabue (1982) -- 56 Gerry Hedley Long Lost Relations and New Found Relativities (1993) -- Part VI Cleaning Controversies -- Introduction -- Reading 57 Sheldon Keck Some Picture Cleaning Controversies: Past and Present (1984) -- 58 Jaynie Anderson The First Cleaning Controversy at the National Gallery, 1846-1853 (1990) -- 59 Henry Merritt Antipathy to Picture Restorations (1854) -- 60 Interview with George Lance Report from the Select Committee on the National Gallery (1853) -- 61 Émile Galichon Restoration of the Paintings of the Louvre: Response to an Article by Mr. Frédéric Villot (1860) -- 62 Abbott Thayer "Restoration": The Doom of Pictures and Sculpture (1920) -- 63 Anonymous ("Our Own Correspondent") Storm over Velazquez (1937) -- 64 Philip Hendy An Exhibition of Cleaned Pictures (1936-1947) (1947) -- 65 Ernst Gombrich Dark Varnishes: Variations on a Theme from Pliny (1962) -- 66 Joyce Plesters Dark Varnishes-Some Further Comments (1962) -- 67 John Richardson Crimes against the Cubists (1983) -- 68 "Crimes against the Cubists": An Exchange (1983) -- Suggested Readings -- Index -- About the Editors.
Subjects Painting -- Conservation and restoration -- Sources
Other Authors &/or Associated Persons Bomford, David
Leonard, Mark, 1954-
Other Corporate Bodies Getty Conservation Institute
Call number CON A152
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Conservation Collection   . *, Not for Loan .  
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