Copper and Bronze in Art: Corrosion, Colorants, Conservation

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Pigments, corrosion products, and minerals are usually considered separately, either as painting materials or as the deterioration products of metals, even though they are often the same compounds. This 190-year review of the literature on copper and its alloys integrates that information across a broad spectrum of interests that are all too frequently compartmentalized. The author discusses the various environmental conditions to which copper alloy objects may be exposed-including burial, outdoor, and indoor museum ...

Copper and Bronze in Art: Corrosion, Colorants, Conservation 2002, Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9780892366385

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