The Restoration of Paintings in Paris, 1750-1815: Practice, Discourse, Materiality

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The decades following the 1973 publication of Alessandro Conti's Storia del Restauro have seen considerable scholarly interest in the development of restoration in France in the second half of the eighteenth century. A number of technical treatises and biographies of restorers have offered insight into restoration practice. The Restoration of Paintings in Paris, 1750-1815 , however, is the first book to situate this work within the broader historical and philosophical contexts of the time. Drawing on previously ...

The Restoration of Paintings in Paris, 1750-1815: Practice, Discourse, Materiality 2017, Getty Conservation Institute

ISBN-13: 9781606065167

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