JAIC 1985, Volume 24, Number 2, Article 4 (pp. 92 to 103)
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Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
JAIC 1985, Volume 24, Number 2, Article 4 (pp. 92 to 103)

PAINTINGS ON A PHOTOGRAPHIC BASE

Mervyn Ruggles


ABSTRACT—This paper reviews the history of the oil portrait painted over a photographic base, popular in the second half of the 19th century. Problems in the examination and conservation of these portraits are described.

Article Sections:

1. INTRODUCTION
2. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
3. SCOPE OF THIS STUDY
4. THE CARTE-DE-VISTE
5. ARTIST AND PHOTOGRAPHER PARTNERSHIPS
6. METHODS OF SENSITIZING CANVAS
7. EXAMINATION AND CONSERVATION
8. SUMMARY
a: References
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Copyright 1985 American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works