Local Treatment for Monochrome Outdoor Painted Metal Sculptures: Assessing the suitability of conservation paints for retouching

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van Basten, Nikki; Defeyt, Catherine; Rivenc, Rachel;
  • Subject: outdoor painted metal sculpture | local treatments | retouching | : Multidisciplinary, general & others [Arts & humanities] | : Multidisciplinaire, généralités & autres [Arts & sciences humaines] | : Multidisciplinary, general & others [Physical, chemical, mathematical & earth Sciences] | : Multidisciplinaire, général & autres [Physique, chimie, mathématiques & sciences de la terre]

When outdoor painted sculptures get chipped, scratched or abraded, conservators might consider local retouching treatments as an option that would protect the exposed metal substrate and restore the aesthetic integrity, thus postponing a very costly and invasive overall... View more
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