A TECHNIQUE FOR STRETCHING AND FRAMING A DOUBLE-SIDED CANVAS
Barry R. Bauman
The two pictures were painted by William Zorach (1888–1966) and measure 29¼″ high and 35¼ ″ wide. They are from the collection of Mr. Marshall Field, Chicago, Illinois.
The wax-resin formula was 2 parts microcrystalline wax (Multiwax-W445, Witco Chemical Company), 1 part paraffin, and 1 part Zonorez 7085 (Conservation Materials, Ltd.).
All illustrations drawn by Mr. Steve Rockwell, Glen Ellyn, Illinois.
Welding performed by Ms. Janice Stevenson, Chicago, Illinois.
Springs obtained from ICA Stretchers, Oberlin, Ohio.
The liners and frames were made by Mr. Fred Baker of Frederick's Frame Studio Inc., Chicago, Illinois.