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Subject: Varnish removal and revarnishing

Varnish removal and revarnishing

From: Jill Whitten <jwhitten>
Date: Friday, June 13, 2003
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I am working with Eric Pourchot (AIC Program Officer, Professional
Development) on a proposal for an NEH (National Endowment for the
Humanities) grant to fund a workshop. We are looking for an example
of a varnish removal or revarnishing that revealed a historical
feature of a painting that could not be seen before the
cleaning/revarnishing. We are looking for an example of a signature
being revealed (by a well-known artist) or some detail that adds
meaning to the image that could not be seen pre-treatment.

Jill Whitten
Whitten and Proctor Fine Art Conservation
402 Byrne St.
Houston, Texas 77009
713-426-0191


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