The conservation of medieval polychrome wood sculpture : history, theory, practice / Michele D. Marincola, Lucretia Kargère
- Introduction to Medieval polychrome wood sculpture -- Examination, documentation, and condition assessment. Material identification of the wooden support -- Material identification of the polychromy -- Deterioration and change -- Treatment. Designing a course of action -- Preventive care -- Consolidation -- Adhesion -- Cleaning -- Loss compensation -- Conclusion -- Case studies -- Examination checklist.
- "Medieval polychrome wood sculptures are complex objects, bearers of long and complicated histories. This book is the first in English to offer a comprehensive overview of the conservation of these objects. The book begins with chapters on the history, techniques, and meanings of these works, then discusses examination, documentation, and treatment. There are also four case studies."--
- 9781606066553 paperback
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Endowment Note:
- Barbara S. Klein Libraries Collection Endowment in Art History and International Affairs
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