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Cleaning a painting with smoke damage 30 sec video

Cleaning smoke damage from artwork, other framed items and collectibles is a service we routinely take care of. Paintings are often darkened by discolored varnish too. This gorgeous tonalist vintage painting, about 1920, by Granville Redmond  re-emerges from the darkness … Continue reading

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Rip Repair and Saving Historical Painting of Bishop Ranch Santa Barbara (Goleta) by Henry Chapman Ford

Historic Oil Painting from 1875 of Bishop Ranch- Glen Annie in Goleta, CA by Henry Chapman Ford saved from destruction
Scott M. Haskins, Painting Conservator

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Antique Oil Painting of Old Time Circus Requires Tricks for Cleaning

I want to show this picture partly because its a very interesting painting and partly because you might enjoy hearing about kind of a strange way of cleaning a painting. Cleaning is part of the art conservation/restoration process but it … Continue reading

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