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Delamination of Oil Paints from Acrylic Grounds
Many modern artists paint in oil or oil-modified alkyd paints over acrylic grounds. In some cases the oil based paints do not remain adhered to the ground. In a set of composite samples of oil or alkyd paints, over acrylic ...
A Polysaccharide Extracted From Sphagnum Moss as Antifungal Agent in Archaeological Conservation
On the basis of the well-known preservative properties of Sphagnum moss, a potential opportunity to use moss polysaccharides (Sphagnan) in art conservation was tested. Polysaccharides were extracted from the moss (S. ...
A Chemical Comparison of Two Different Oxidizing Bleaches and the History of Early European Paper and Papermaking
Background: The bleaching of paper is an important and controversial treatment employed in the conservation of art. The use of a bleach may greatly enhance the quality of an image but at a cost of lost structural integrity. ...