seated lady - asian art restoration
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Seated lady under glass before treatment Detail of upper left top of head Detail detail of severe foxing note large stain center left
       
detail lower right under glass print on substrate under immersion water enhances the observability of the foxing damage emersion note the damaged edge of the mounted print
       
emmersion Note tag of the top mat still glued on the corner emersed print showing the paper pulp substrate trimed border mounted a support tissue is floated onto the print
       
the suported print prior to delamination proceedure after soaking for a day the print must be separated mechanically careful cutting away through the adhesive
       
  a film of support tissue is placed on top and used to pull the print away of the print and tissue used to pull the adhering surface of
       
the tissue and the print off the substrate the freed print turned over face down on its support tissue under water The prilnt is now picked up out of the water the freed print face down in the water bath
       
detail of the paper pulp residue of substrate adhering to the print detail of the verso of the face verso of the upper right this pulp must be further removed mechanically
       
pulp being removed from verso gradual peeling off of the residue semi- dry mechanical removal of pulp paper film by scalpel detail of the verso of face after scraping of the residue pulp and glue
       
 
verso almost cleaned print conservation completed original un treated seated lady under glass  
       

 
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Seated lady under glass before treatment

 

 

Detail of upper left top of head

 

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detail of severe foxing note large stain center left

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 
 
 
 
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