JAIC 1982, Volume 21, Number 2, Article 5 (pp. 77 to 79)
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JAIC 1982, Volume 21, Number 2, Article 5 (pp. 77 to 79)

A TECHNIQUE FOR STRETCHING AND FRAMING A DOUBLE-SIDED CANVAS

Barry R. Bauman




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The two pictures were painted by William Zorach (1888–1966) and measure 29″ high and 35 ″ 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.


Copyright 1982 American Institute of Historic and Artistic Works