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Blood on painting

From: Niccolo Caldararo <caldararo<-at->
Date: Thursday, May 31, 2012
Jan Cavanaugh <jncvngh [at] att__net> writes

>Has anyone had experience cleaning invisible blood from an oil
>painting?  More specifically it's the residue of long drips of blood
>visible only under UV light.  I'm thinking maybe a proteinaceous
>enzyme but have no idea which one and never had to deal with
>anything like this before.

I can say I have never seen "invisible" blood stains, but hydrogen
peroxide works wonders on even several weeks old blood.

Niccolo Caldararo

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Received on Thursday, 31 May, 2012

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