PAINTING RESTORATION

Examples of the painting restoration process

Shepherd with Sheep 1
Shepherd with Sheep 1

Oil on canvas badly damaged in shipping

Shepherd with Sheep 2
Shepherd with Sheep 2

Pieces of badly torn and brittle oil on canvas as it came to us

Shepherd with Sheep 3
Shepherd with Sheep 3

Assembling pieces of the oil to prepare for relining

Shepherd with Sheep 4
Shepherd with Sheep 4

Fully restored to its original beauty

Pirates by Peter Hurd 1
Pirates by Peter Hurd 1

Badly damaged oil on canvas before restoration

Pirates by Peter Hurd 2
Pirates by Peter Hurd 2

canvas after relining, cleaning, and filling of lost areas

Pirates by Peter Hurd 3
Pirates by Peter Hurd 3

Detail of cleaned and filled area before inpainting begins

Pirates by Peter Hurd 4
Pirates by Peter Hurd 4

Oil on canvas after restoration

Portrait of Woman 1
Portrait of Woman 1

Badly damaged and dirty oil on canvas

Portrait of Woman 2
Portrait of Woman 2

Detail of beginning cleaning process

Portrait of Woman 3
Portrait of Woman 3

Oil on canvas after cleaning and filling of lost areas

Portrait of Woman 4
Portrait of Woman 4

Fully cleaned and restored oil on canvas

Portrait of Gentleman 1
Portrait of Gentleman 1

Oil on canvas damaged in shipping, detail of filled area before inpainting

Portrait of Gentleman 2
Portrait of Gentleman 2

Detail of restored area after inpainting

Portrait of Young Man 1
Portrait of Young Man 1

Oil on canvas before cleaning and restoration

Portrait of Young Man 2
Portrait of Young Man 2

Oil on canvas after cleaning and restoration