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Title The conservation of easel paintings / edited by Joyce Hill Stoner and Rebecca Rushfield.
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon [England] ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2012.
Edition First edition.

Series Routledge series in conservation and museology.
Routledge series in conservation and museology.
Subject Painting -- Conservation and restoration.
Alt Name Stoner, Joyce Hill.
Rushfield, Rebecca Anne.
Description xxxvi, 889 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 765-866) and index.
Contents pt. I TECHNICAL ART HISTORY, EXAMINATION, DOCUMENTATION, AND SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS. ch. 1 Art Technological Source Research: Documentary Sources on European Painting to the Twentieth Century, With Appendices I--VII / Jilleen Nadolny, Mark Clarke, Erma Hermens, Ann Massing, and Leslie Carlyle ; ch. 2 Exploring The Grammar of Oil Paint Through The Use Of Historically Accurate Reconstructions / Leslie Carlyle ; ch. 3 Collecting and Archiving Information From Living Artists For the Conservation of Contemporary Art / Ysbrand Hummelen and Tatja Scholte ; with an appendix of additional archival sources -- A History of Western Easel Painting Materials From the Early Renaissance Through the Twentieth Century. ch. 4 History and Use of Panels or Other Rigid Supports for Easel Paintings / edited by Jørgen Wadum and Noëlle Streeton ; ch. 5 History of Fabric Supports / Christina Young ; with a section on Canvas stencils / by Alexander W. Katlan ; ch. 6 Stretchers, Tensioning, and Attachments / Barbara A. Buckley ; ch. 7 Grounds, 1400-1900 / Maartje Stols-Witlox. Including: Twentieth-Century Grounds / Bronwyn Ormsby and Mark Gottsegen ; ch. 8 Pigments in Western Easel Painting / Nicholas Eastaugh, Jilleen Nadolny, and Sarah Lowengard. Including: Binding Media / Erma Hermens and Joyce Townsend ; ch. 9 Ageing and Deterioration of Traditional Oil and Tempera Paints / Annelies van Loon, Petria Noble, and Aviva Burnstock ; ch. 10 Modern Paints / Tom Learner ; ch. 11 A Brief Survey of Historical Varnishes / Alan Phenix and Joyce Townsend ; ch. 12 Varnishing of Acrylic Paintings by Artists / Mark Golden -- Techniques of Examination and Documentation Used by the Conservator and Conservation Scientist. ch. 13 Written Documentation for Paintings Conservation / Clare Finn ; ch. 14 Image Documentation for Paintings Conservation / David Saunders ; ch. 15 Notes on the History of Conservation Documentation: Examples from the UK and USA / Morwenna Blewett ; ch. 16 The Classification of Craquelure Patterns / Spike Bucklow ; ch. 17 The Technical Examination and Documentation of Easel Paintings / Rhona MacBeth ; ch. 18 Optical Microscopy / Nicholas Eastaugh and Valentine Walsh ; ch. 19 Identification of Textile Fibres Found In Common Painting Supports / Debora D. Mayer ; ch. 20 Cross-Section Microscopy Analysis and Fluorescent Staining / Richard C. Wolbers, Susan L. Buck, and Peggy Olley ; ch. 21 A History of Early Scientific Examination and Analysis of Painting Materials Ca. 1780 to the Mid-Twentieth Century / Jilleen Nadolny ; ch. 22 Research and Instrumental Analysis in the Materials of Easel Paintings / Joyce Townsend and Jaap Boon -- pt. II METHODS AND APPROACHES FOR THE TREATMENT AND CARE OF EASEL PAINTINGS. STRUCTURAL CONSERVATION OF EASEL PAINTINGS. ch. 23 Consolidation of Flaking Paint and Ground / Michael von der Goltz, Ina Birkenbeul, Isabel Horovitz, Morwenna Blewett, and Irina Dolgikh ; ch. 24 Tear Mending and Other Structural Treatments of Canvas Paintings, Before or Instead of Lining / Winfried Heiber, Carolyn Tomkiewicz, Mikkel Scharff, and Rustin Levenson ; ch. 25 Lining Easel Paintings / Stephen Hackney, Joan Reifsnyder, Mireille te Marvelde, and Mikkel Scharff ; ch. 26 The Structural Conservation of Paintings on Wooden Panel Supports / Paul Ackroyd -- The Cleaning of Easel Paintings. ch. 27 Picture Cleaning: Positivism and Metaphysics / David Bomford ; ch. 28 Research on the Pettenkofer Method and the Historical Understanding of Paint Film Swelling and Interaction / Sibylle Schmitt ; ch. 29 Considerations on Removing or Retaining Overpainted Additions and Alterations / Michael von der Goltz and Joyce Hill Stoner ; ch. 30 Aqueous Methods for the Cleaning of Paintings / Richard Wolbers and Christopher Stavroudis ; ch. 31 Removal of Varnish: Organic Solvents as Cleaning Agents / Alan Phenix and Richard Wolbers ; ch. 32 Case Study in the Use of Lasers to Remove Overpaint From Ad Reinhardt's Black Painting, 1960-66 / Carol Stringari ; ch. 33 Cleaning Concerns for Acrylic Emulsion Paints / Tom Learner and Bronwyn Ormsby -- Compensation: Filling, Retouching/Inpainting, Varnishing (Or Not). ch. 34 History of Visual Compensation for Paintings / Jilleen Nadolny ; ch. 35 Filling / Laura Fuster-López ; ch. 36 The Imitative Retouching of Easel Paintings / Shawn Digby-Peer, Karen Thomas, Roy Perry, Joyce Townsend, and Stephen Gritt ; ch. 37 Varnishing as Part of the Conservation Treatment of Easel Paintings / Michael von der Goltz, Robert G. Proctor Jr., Jill Whitten, Lance Mayer, and Gay Myers ; with Ann Hoenigswald and Michael Swicklik -- pt. III PREVENTIVE CONSERVATION, HEALTH AND SAFETY, OUTREACH, AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS. Introduction / Joyce Hill Stoner ; ch. 38 Travelling Exhibitions and Transporting Paintings / Barbara A. Ramsay ; ch. 39 Storage of Easel Paintings / Tom Dixon ; ch. 40 The Lighting of Easel Paintings / Jim Druzik and Stefan Michalski ; ch. 41 Understanding the Deterioration of Paintings by Microorganisms and Insects / Karin Petersen and Jens Klocke ; ch. 42 Sustainable Conservation Management of Exhibitions / Jeremy Hutchings ; ch. 43 Emergency Preparedness and Recovery / Rustin Levenson ; ch. 44 Framing, Glazing, Backing, and Hanging of Paintings on Canvas / Tom Dixon ; ch. 45 Framing and Microclimate Enclosures for Panel Paintings / Ian McClure ; ch. 46 Health and Safety Concerns in the Paintings Conservation Studio / Monona Rossol, Mary McGinn, and Joyce Townsend ; ch. 47 International Public Outreach Projects / Joyce Hill Stoner ; ch. 48 Recommending Materials to Artists / Mark Gottsegen ; ch. 49 Conservation Organizations and Professional Standards / Rebecca Rushfield -- Bibliography / edited by Rebecca Rushfield.
Summary "Conservation of Easel Paintings is the first comprehensive text on the history, philosophy, and methods of treatment of easel paintings that combines both theory with practice. With contributions from an international group of experts and interviews with important artists, this volume provides an all-encompassing guide to necessary background knowledge in technical art history, artists' materials, scientific methods of examination and documentation, with sections that present varying approaches and methods for treatment, including consolidation, lining, cleaning, retouching, and varnishing. The book concludes with a section featuring issues of preventive conservation, storage, shipping, exhibition, lighting, safety issues, and public outreach."--Publisher description.
ISBN 9780750681995 (hardback ; alk. paper)
0750681993 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9780080941691 (ebook)
0080941699 (ebook)
OCLC # 746838111

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