#artwork historical past
December 28, 2018
Julian Baumgartner, of Baumgartner Superb Artwork Restoration in Chicago, condenses over 40 hours of delicate swiping, scraping, and paint retouching right into a 11.5 minute narrated video of a latest conservation undertaking. Baumgartner walks the viewers by his restoration of The Assassination of Archimedes, which concerned cleansing a darkened varnish from the floor of the piece, eradicating the work from its unique picket panel utilizing each trendy and conventional strategies, mounting the skinny paper-based portray to acid-free board, and eventually touching up small areas that had grow to be worn over time. You may watch your entire course of within the video above, and study Baumgartner’s different conservation initiatives on Instagram and Youtube.