Please join the Washington Conservation Guild on Thursday, December 5, 2013 for the annual Holiday Party and Lecture of the 2013/14 season. will be giving a lecture “Intent to Deceive; Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World”
Summarized by Jessica Ford, Winterthur/University of Delaware Graduate Fellow, Lunder Conservation Center, National Museum of American Art
A Workshop with Henk van Keulen of the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands
Monday, November 18, 2013
MacMillan Education Center | Smithsonian American Art Museum
Unvarnished paintings can typically be cleaned by swab rolling the surface with water or aqueous solvents, except in cases where surfaces are sensitive to water or other solvents. In such cases, alternatives are mandatory, as dry cleaning, based on mechanical action.