19TH-CENTURY PORTRAITS ON SCORED PANELS IN THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART
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CHRISTINA CURRIE received her M.A. in painting conservation at Gateshead Technical College, England, after obtaining a B.A. in the history of art from University College, London. She held internships at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and the Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Harvard University. During 1992–93, she was an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Cleveland Museum of Art, where she focused on the examination of the American painting collection. During 1993–94 she was an intern in the paintings workshop of the Institut Royal du Patrimoine Artistique in Belgium. She is now in private practice in Brussels as a paintings conservator. Address: Rue Victor Allard 50, bte 4, B-1180 Brussels, Belgium.