16 mar. 2009

Finn Juhl Chieftain Chair Reproduction





TYPOLOGICAL STUDY: American Furniture. Piece: Furniture (Finn Juhl Chieftain chair reproduction). Author: Unknown, Chicago reprodutions. From: Houston, Texas. TREATMENT: Furniture that it's "unsittable". It has two breaks in the frame, and a rough spot. According to the parameters of the art restoration-conservation, has been fixed the broken pieces and smoothed out to match the rest of the chair.

  • fixing and gluing the broken pieces
  • Formal reintegration (epoxy materials)
  • Clean wood (several techniques)
  • Chromatic reintegration (Repainting / Retouching)
  • Final protection.

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Painting: "On the Trail" of Alberto Vela




TYPOLOGICAL STUDY: Mexican-American Painting. Piece: Painting (oil on canvas) that shows two men crossing a river. Author: Alberto Ruiz Vela (1920 - 2006), Mexican - American artist. Known for his cityscapes, bullfights and Indian art. His life in the US was centered around Illinois and then The Riverside/Redlands/Calimesa area of California. From: owned, Houston-Texas.

TREATMENT: Painting in a good state of preservation. The main damage is a break at the height of the front legs of the horse. According to the parameters of the art restoration-conservation, has been attached a lining to the back of the painting and also retouching this specific part.
  • Lining attached to the back
  • Formal reintegration (Gesso)
  • Repainting / Retouching
  • Final protection

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Mexican Painting "Woman and Flowers"



 
TYPOLOGICAL STUDY: Mexican Painting. Piece: Painting (oil on canvas) that shows a woman in the middle of a bunch of flowers. Author: Mexican artist, unknown. From: owned, Houston-Texas. TREATMENT: Painting in a good state of preservation but the paint shows many craquelure. The main damage is a break at the height of one eyes. According to the parameters of the art restoration-conservation, has been attached a lining to the back of the painting and also retouching this specific part.
  • Lining attached to the back
  • Formal reintegration (Gesso)
  • Repainting / Retouching
  • Final protection

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